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Pane e tulipani (Bread and Tulips)



Pane e tulipani (Bread and Tulips)


Bittersweet… such is life!

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is reniewing in 2020 its fruitful collaboration with the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, proposing a new cycle of screenings called Bittersweet… such is life!, which will include movies produced in the last years which will touch on both sweet and bitter aspects of life in contemporary Italy.

felliniOn the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Federico Fellini’s birth, two movies by the great Italian director will also be screened, and music group Umbrella’s will present a concert dedicated to the music of Fellini’s movies.

The cycle will present the following movies:

31 March: Pane e tulipani (Bread and Tulips)
28 April: La masseria delle allodole (The Lark Farm)
19 May: La dolce vita (The Sweet Life)
23 June: I vitelloni (The Idle People)
4 August: Pitza e datteri (Pitza and Dates)
8 September: L’accabadora (Angel of Mercy)
13 October: Dieci inverni (Ten Winters)
3 November: Brutti e cattivi (Ugly Nasty People)

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 7.00pm (screening at 7.30 pm)

Pane e tulipani (Bread and Tulips), directed by Silvio Soldini, 2000, 114’

After having being forgotten in a highway café during a bus trip, a housewife decides to start a new life by herself in Venice. Starring Licia Maglietta, Bruno Ganz e Giuseppe Battiston.



Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Time: From 7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura

In collaboration with : Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

Entrance : Free


Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, 1 Powerhouse Road,