Programming highlights and special screenings at ICFF
Festival highlights to include Italy in a Day, Perez and L’Oriana
May 12, 2015, TORONTO – The Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) announced today its 2015 festival highlights and special screenings at the festival press conference at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Toronto.
Festival highlights include:
Italy in a Day | dir. Gabriele Salvatores | 75 mins | International Premiere
A 24 hour day in Italy recorded on smartphone, cameras and video gamers.
The Invisible Boy | dir. Gabriele Salvatores | 100 mins | Canadian Premiere
Michele’s life is turned upside down when he looks in the mirror one day and discovers that he is invisible.
L’Oriana | dir. Marco Turco | 110 mins | International Premiere
The life of Oriana Fallaci, the Italian journalist and author.
The Dinner | dir. Ivano De Matteo | 92 mins | Canadian Premiere
Two opposing brothers’ sons are caught doing the unimaginable on a security camera.
Perez | dir. Edoardo De Angelis | 94 mins | International Premiere
A renowned and incorruptible criminal lawyer from Naples strikes a deal with the head of the Camorra crime family.
Special screenings include:
Sei mai stata sulla luna? | dir. Paolo Genovese | 90 mins | International Premiere
Guia falls for Renzo, a farmer who will make her see that the only thing she doesn’t have is love, presented by Sabrina Impacciatore.
The Humbling | dir. Barry Levinson | 112 mins
A black comedy about the strange and dysfunctional between a retired actor and his friend’s daughter, presented by Andrea Iervolino.
Noi e la Giulia | dir. Edoardo Leo | 115 mins | International Premiere
Five losers force the mafioso they trap in their basement to make their rustic holiday farmhouse a successful business, presented by Edoardo Leo.
Andiamo a quel paese | dir. Salvatore Ficarra & Valentino Picone | mins | International Premiere
Two unemployed friends leave the big city and discover how to turn a profit from seniors’ pensions, presented by Ficarra e Picone.
The Colossal Failure of the Modern Relationship | dir Sergio Navarretta | 103 mins | Sneak Peek
Cat is shocked to discover that her husband’s charming boss is joining their couple’s weekend, presented by Italian-Canadian director Sergio Navarretta.
My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes | dir. Oren Jacoby | 92 mins | Canadian Premiere
The story of sports idol Gino Bartali and the other courageous Italians who helped to rescue Jews, partisans and refugees from extermination in a Nazi-occupied Italy.
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