Higher Learning Event – Retrospective

Higher Learning: Johnny Stecchino with Roberto Benigni and Nicoletta Braschi

Roberto Benigni and Nicoletta Braschi join post-secondary students and faculty for a screening of their madcap gangster satire, Johnny StecchinoHigher Learning events during the Summer are open to the public

Director: Roberto Benigni

Cast: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Paolo Bonacelli, Franco Volpi, Ivano Marescotti, Turi Scalia, Loredana Romito

share...Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone

 

English

Plot


Dante is a hapless man who falls in love with Maria, an attractive woman from Palermo (Sicily). Soon Dante is lured by Maria into impersonating famous mobster Johnny Stecchino, Maria’s husband, with whom he shares an uncanny resemblance. Meanwhile, the real Stecchino is forced to hide in his home after having testified against several of the local Mafia leaders.

Country: Italy
Year: 1991
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Duration: 122 min.
Production: C.G. Group Tiger Conematografica, Penta Film

SHOWTIMES & TICKETS

Toronto
5 June 2015
Screening Time: 11:00 AM
Location: TIFF Bell Lightbox
Tickets 
FREE ADMISSION
This event is Free. Tickets are distributed at the venue two hours before the start of the event (1 ticket per person)

Roberto Benigni

Roberto Benigni

Roberto Benigni was born in Castiglion Fiorentino in Arezzo Italy. An actor, director and screenwriter, he began his career in theatre upon moving to Rome in 1972. His famous theatre and film productions catapulted his career both on and off the stage. His passion for entertainment was displayed on the big screen in one of his most famous acting roles in the film Johnny Stecchino, which he also directed.

 


Presented by:

Italiano

Plot


Dante is a hapless man who falls in love with Maria, an attractive woman from Palermo (Sicily). Soon Dante is lured by Maria into impersonating famous mobster Johnny Stecchino, Maria’s husband, with whom he shares an uncanny resemblance. Meanwhile, the real Stecchino is forced to hide in his home after having testified against several of the local Mafia leaders.

Nazione: Italia
Anno: 1991
Genere: Commedia, Giallo, Romantico
Durazione: 122 min.
Produzione: C.G. Group Tiger Conematografica, Penta Film

SHOWTIMES & TICKETS

Toronto
5 giugno 2015
Orario: 11:00 AM
Location: TIFF Bell Lightbox
Biglietti
FREE ADMISSION
This event is Free. Tickets are distributed at the venue two hours before the start of the event (1 ticket per person)

Roberto Benigni

Roberto Benigni

Roberto Benigni è nato a Castiglion Fiorentino, vicino Arezzo. Attore, regista e sceneggiatore, ha debuttato a teatro nel 1972, dopo essersi trasferito a Roma. La sua carriera è stata un susseguirsi di successi teatrali fino a raggiungere, poi, il grande schermo con una serie di film diventati ormai di culto in Italia e all’estero, tra cui La vita è bella, vincitore di quattro premi Oscar.

 


Presented by:

 

 

Presenting Sponsor

Leading Sponsors

Premiere Sponsors

Film Sponsors

Director Sponsors

Montreal Sponsors

Spotlight Sponsors

StPhillipGPWealth

Program Sponsors

ICFF Junior Sponsors