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La masseria delle allodole (The Lark Farm)



La masseria delle allodole (The Lark Farm)

Bittersweet… so 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… so 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.

On 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:

  • 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)

masseriaTuesday, 28 April 2020, 7.00pm (screening at 7.30 pm)

La masseria delle allodole (The Lark Farm), directed by Paolo & Vittorio Taviani, 2007, 122’

Inspired by the novel by Antonia Arslan with the same title, the movie recounts the genocide of Armenians at the hands of the Turks which took place in the same years as the Great War. A stirring and stunning story of an aristocratic family who is unexpectedly swept into the ravages of World War I and a forbidden passion that may be the family's only hope. Starring Angela Molina, Moritz Bleibtreu e Paz Vega.

Free entry. Booking essential.

RSVP: or 02 9824 1121


Date: Tuesday, April 28, 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,