MARRIAGE ITALIAN STYLE
Monday, September 21
Matrimonio all’Italiana (1964, De Sica) The flashbacks begin, as Marcello Mastroianni discovers a teenage Sophia Loren cowering in a closet in his favorite bordello during a wartime raid, and a twenty-year-plus relationship is revealed. Despite its marketing as a naughty sex comedy, a kind of Neapolitan Scenes from a non-Marriage, as two stereotypes relentlessly take on three-dimensionality, while the heart-stirring surprises keep on coming. Adapted from the play Filumena by Neapolitan legend Eduardo De Filippo. Approx. 102 min. 35mm.