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PREVIOUSLY PLAYED

MARIO MONICELLI

Friday, November 28 – Thursday, December 11

Commedia all’italiana dominated an era of hilarious, farcical comedy, “Italian Style,” but with a biting edge and sense of melancholia. Working with the greatest stars of his day, including Totó, Gassman, Sordi, Loren, Mastroianni, and Magnani, perhaps the genre’s supreme auteur was Mario Monicelli (1915-2010).

Special thanks to Roberto Cicutto, Paola Ruggiero, Camilla Cormanni (Istituto Luce-Cinecittà), Adrienne Halpern, Eric Di Bernardo (Rialto Pictures), Gian Lucca Farinelli, Davide Pozzi (L’Immagine Ritrovata, Bologna), Haden Guest, David Pendleton, Mark Johnson (Harvard Film Archive), Brian Belovarac, Laura Coxson (Janus Films), Magali Bonjean (Editions René Chateau, Paris), Manuela Mazzone Lopez (Intramovies), Chris Chouinard (Park Circus Films), Stefano Albertini (Casa Italiana, NYU), Lorenzo Codelli, and Chiara Rapaccini.

Series advisor: Lorenzo Codelli*

PRESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH ISTITUTO LUCE-CINECITTÀ

Cinecittà's Monicelli homepage.

Many thanks to Kairos Italy Theater for the De Curtis Family and the De Curtis Archive and Posteritati for loaning the vintage BIG DEAL ON MADONNA STREET posters on display in our lobby.

Films in this Series

Friday, November 28

12:403:005:307:40*9:50

Saturday, November 29

12:305:407:5010:00

Saturday, November 29

2:45 ONLY

Sunday, November 30

12:40* ONLY

Sunday, November 30

2:458:00

Sunday, November 30

5:30

Monday, December 1

12:305:30

Monday, December 1

3:15

Tuesday, December 2

12:30

Tuesday, December 2

3:005:45

Tuesday, December 2

8:30

Wednesday, December 3

12:307:00

Wednesday, December 3

2:30

Wednesday, December 3

4:509:00

Thursday, December 4

12:3010:10

Thursday, December 4

2:40

Thursday, December 4

5:20

Thursday, December 4

7:30 ONLY

Must End Tuesday, December 16

12:302:354:457:159:30