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Tempo instabile con probabili schiarite (Partly Cloudy with Sunny Spells)

Date:

06/01/2021


Tempo instabile con probabili schiarite (Partly Cloudy with Sunny Spells)

tempo instabile posterA lieto fine - Happy ending

2021 marks the 7th consecutive year of the Italian Cultural Institute’s fruitful collaboration with the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, i.e. the cultural hub of the Liverpool City Council. A collaboration that is expressed with the organization of the screening of movies focussing on contemporary Italian productions.

This year’s movie series is called A lieto fine - Happy ending, with a clear reference to the choice of "light" feature films, not particularly challenging, which want to herald a gradual resumption of all economic and cultural activities, which have unavoidably slowed down and/or have been confined to private settings due to the Covid pandemic, which finally seems to be slowing down its impact on the social life of the population.

Tempo instabile con probabili schiarite (Partly Cloudy with Sunny Spells) (Marco Pontecorvo, 2015, 100’)

Cast: Luca Zingaretti, John Turturro, Carolina Crescentini

In a quiet town in the Marche region, two friends find oil in the courtyard of theirtempo instabile interna cooperative on the verge of bankruptcy. The two were trying to bury toxic waste that could have meant the ruin of to their business, instead they unexpectedly come across the solution to all their economic problems. However, this extraordinary event will cause contradictions and conflicts to explode, exposing the worst side of both. An explosive mixture that will blow all the rules: broken friendships, shattered marriages and the whole country in turmoil and dreaming of easy wealth. The title itself communicates the idea of the current precariousness and at the same time the hope of future "possible sunny spells".

Free entry. Booking essential:

https://www.casulapowerhouse.com/visit/italian-film-series-2021 or 02 8711 7123

Information

Date: Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Time: At 6:30 pm

Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura

In collaboration with : Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

Entrance : Free


Location:

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, 1 Powerhouse Road,

1279