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.
“A SOBER, UNERRINGLY CONTROLLED PSYCHOLOGICAL DRAMA.”