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THE NANNY

6:00

Thursday, January 19

(1999, Marco Bellocchio) Early 20th century Rome and shrink Fabrizio Bentivoglio’s wife Valeria Bruni Tedeschi suffers from bad post-partum depression – time to get rural illiterate May Sansa to be wet nurse and nanny. But then she wants to learn to read and write … Steeped in typical Bellocchio (Fists in the Pocket) atmosphere, based on Pirandello’s novel. 35mm courtesy Luce Cinecittà.

Reviews

“A SOBER, UNERRINGLY CONTROLLED PSYCHOLOGICAL DRAMA.”
–Variety