ITALIAN FILM SERIES 2021 - A LIETO FINE - HAPPY ENDING
CASULA POWERHOUSE ARTS CENTRE and ITALIAN INSTITUTE of CULTURE - SYDNEY presents
A lieto fine - Happy ending
Join us for a wonderful evening of culture and film thanks to our partnership with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Sydney. Featuring the very best of Italian Cinema here at Casula Powerhouse. The films are FREE but please book your ticket online.
The films are in Italian and will have English subtitles.
Best friends Ermanno and Giacomo, owners of a bankrupt furniture company in a small town in Italy, discover oil in the courtyard of their now-closed business.
Save the date for the following films! Please note these films are FREE but bookings are essential.
LA MOSSA DEL PINGUINO | 3 AUGUST; 6.30pm
Four friends discover the sport of curling and convinced of their potential, decide to form a team for the 2006 Turin Winter Olympic Games.
NESSUNO MI PUO’ GIUDICARE | 14 SEPTEMBER; 6.30pm
Alice lives in a beautiful villa. She has a husband who makes a lot of money, a nine-year-old son and three servants who happen to be immigrants. She is superficial, haughty and racist. But everything changes the day her husband gets killed in an accident.
PRIMO INCARICO | 12 OCTOBER; 6.30pm
A hit at the Venice Film Festival, Francesco Cecere's exquisite drama follows Nena, a young teacher who is posted to a provincial Puglian town where she struggles to connect with the local children and misses her aristocratic boyfriend. Giorgia Cecere's debut film brings a story of hope, friendship and fulfilment in the most unexpected of places and also signals a bright new talents in the Italian cinematic landscape.
THE STARTUP | 9 NOVEMBER; 6.30pm
The Startup is based on the true story of Matteo Achilli, an 18-year-old boy who designs an innovative job-searching app. Though the response was initially lacklustre, he perseveres. Soon enough, his app brings him immense popularity and wealth. But success comes with a hefty price.