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The Museum of Modern Art and Luce Cinecittà organized by Jytte Jensen, Curator in the Department of Film at MoMA, and Camilla Cormanni and Paola Ruggiero of Luce Cinecittà are presenting Marco Bellocchio: A Retrospective running from April 16 - May 7, 2014. This is the third collaboration, following exhibitions for Pier Paolo Pasolini and Bernardo Bertolucci.
Il Gattopardo luncheon for Marco Bellocchio in New York Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze
The opening night screening of The Wedding Director (Il Regista di matrimoni) starring Sergio Castellitto, Donatella Finocchiaro, and Sami Frey was introduced by Marco Bellocchio. Tonight, Bellocchio and Maya Sansa will introduce Dormant Beauty (Bella Addormentata) which stars Isabelle Huppert, Toni Servillo, Alba Rohrwacher, Pier Giorgio Bellocchio and Sansa at MoMA.
- Anne-Katrin Titze
Rome – Italo auteur Marco Bellocchio has been appointed president of Italy’s Cineteca di Bologna, the prominent film archives known globally as a prime film preservation entity and also for its annual Il Cinema Ritrovato fest dedicated to revival and retrospective programming.
Bellocchio’s vast body of work, which spans from 1965 “Fists in the Pocket,” about a dysfunctional family, to 2012 euthanasia-themed “Dormant Beauty,” will soon be featured in a retro at New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), running April 19-May 7. The helmer will head the foundation that oversees the Bologna cinematheque, whose director and main operative remains film restoration expert Gian Luca Farinelli.
Bellocchio, 74, specified to the Italian press that the appointment does not mean he will no longer be making movies. Just that he will do what he can to “help this foundation, which is known around the world, to grow even more,” he told Bologna newspaper “Il Resto Del Carlino. »
- Nick Vivarelli
The Argentinian director Celina Murga’s exquisite feel for small-town life, and of the private worlds inhabited by children and adolescents, is on full display in “The Third Side of the River.” A coming-of-age story of sorts, centered on the efforts of an angry, confused young man (terrific newcomer Alian Devetac) to break free of a broken family, Murga’s third fiction feature (after “Ana and the Others” and “A Week Alone”) is a typically modest but beautifully achieved film in which the most important things remain unspoken and placid surfaces belie cauldrons of violent emotion. Though a tough sell commercially, the pic should see lots of fest play, and will do much to put its brooding teen star on the radar of casting agents around the world.
It’s easy to see why Martin Scorsese, who presented “A Week Alone” for its U.S. release and carries an executive producer credit here, »
- Scott Foundas
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