Thursday 29th November 2018 - 7:45 pm - 9:50 pm, Palmer Building
Matteo Garrone’s new film, which was shown at Cannes Film Festival, where Marcello Fonte won the award for Best Actor, is an intense viewing experience. It will have audiences gripping their armrests with its frighteningly real portrayal of a good man tempted by the devil. It is set in the Camorra-ridden hinterlands around Naples and pours the various threads running through the Italian director’s work into a boiling cauldron of poverty, ignorance and self-interest.
Italy-France 2018 – Italian with subtitles – directed by Matteo Garrone with Marcello Fonte, Edoardo Pesce, Nunzia Schiano – 104 min
The Italian director nitpicks gangster insecurities with hilarious flair in this tale of a dog-groomer-cum-small time coke dealer – THE GUARDIAN