FULL PROGRAM – ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL IN BUDAPEST – NOVEMBER, 5-14. 2013.

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MITTEL-CINEMA-FEST 2013.

At the Puskin Cinema –  District, V., 18. Kossuth Lajos Str. Budapest.

Tickets are available on the spot.

Continuing the pre-Herald News from the other day … Participated  at the press conference and heard that this year will be screening a variety of films for the pleasure to the audience, animation film, and short works. We were told that all the films are in Italian language, with Hungarian subtitles, but later on will be other cinemas where the films will have synchronized version in Hungarian language as well. Better to have a look for what suites the best of the whereabouts in advance. We were told many already have had won several awards at international festivals. After we were given a short briefing of the  films to come (see below the short versions of the films) the press individuals were invited to the screening of „The great beauty”. A film which relates to the sixties era in Rome. The movie was shown through the recollections of a time in which a journalist was looking for The great beauty of Life (Bellezza La Grande). Those who are fond in going out to the movies can see the film on Tuesday, November, 5. 8 p.m. The film will be later on out throughout the country.

Itaker – Wednesday, November, 6. – 8 p.m.

Toni Trupial director‘s new film which is enlightening one of the international perverse social conflict during the 20th century. The Italians left their homeland in large numbers after the Second World War. Many people tried their luck in Germany, where they were not specifically awaited. The word „itaker” is a term of Italian immigrants. The story is set in the sixties, and shows an individual off from Italy to Germany. The main character is a nine-year-old, orphaned by maternal boy who goes on a search for to find his immigrated father.

One day must go (Un giorno devi andare) – Thursday, November,7. – 8 p.m.

The tough drama. New works by the director leaves the boundaries of Italy and goes all the way to the Amazon jungles. The main character, Augusta result of a family tragedy makes him question his own life. A small boat embark on Amazon posts to discover the hidden depths of his own soul uncertainties.

It is strange that my name is Federico (Federico Che Strano chiamarsi) – Friday, November, 8. – 8 p.m.

The director focused fulfilling a “Small portrait of a mighty man”. Shows the early years, those times when Fellini arrived to Rome and was in the cartoon business within Marcus Aurelius team. The film is shown as a documentary as well by Scola. 70th Venice Film Festival.

Good morning, Dad! (Buongiorno Papa) – Saturday, November, 9. – 8 p.m.

A real classic and comedy at the same time made ​​by the Italian Cultural Institute in Mittel-cinema-fest. A Good morning, Dad! is a pure Hollywood story. Screening on December, 5.

Pinocchio (Pinocchio) – Sunday, November, 10.  –  4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Within the Mittel-cinema-festen program kids will most probably enjoy one of the most famous Italian story called Pinocchio. Pretty sure needs no introduction, although in theory the new process differs from the others that followed very faithfully Carlo Collodi‘s original novel. The Pinocchio will pop-up at nationwide cinemas from November, 14.

Every day (Tutti i Santi Giorni) – Monday, November, 11. – 8 p.m.

Paolo Virzi has also been a filmography for some time and to hear his name for many wouldn’t be unknown, like works as: „Piero’s world” or „Life is in front of you”. Every day another scene of the Italian society. The two main characters, Gudi, as a night porter, Antonia working on day shifts at a car rental service. Their workings schedules makes it almost impossible to maintain a common life together. Kind of an everyday topics, but we were told, it is recommended to go and see the movie, because both characters have had been nominated for several awards as well.

A selection  from  the RIFF – Rome Independent Film Festival 2013. – Tuesday, November, 12.  – 6 p.m.

Films in Italian language with English subtitles.

Rope Dancers (Gli equilibristi) – Wednesday, November, 13. – 8 p.m.

Ivano De Matteo new movie actor-director also made ​​last year, which was presented at the 2012 Venice Film Festival. The success of his first new movie was primarily due to the conversion of a great protagonist. Valerio Mastandrea plays as 40-years old guy who lives with his wife and two children in peace. However, is a cheating mate and for surprising the society creates barriers to the extent to divorce and subsequent new life.

Long live freedom! (Viva la Libertá) – Thursday, November, 14. – 8 p.m.  

The organizers intended to mark the final piece of Mittel-cinema-fest with the  widely acclaimed movie at the Crystal Globe at Karlovy Vary film festival. Director Robert Ando up till now will be unknown to the Hungarian audience,now his movie coming to the Puskin Cinema will most probably catch the attention of those folks who are people interested in politics. The story focuses on the main opposition party’s secretary, who suddenly disappears after a protest movement. After the person’s circumvent unexpectedly the party’s popularity beings, and the mysteries surrounding the party’s secretary foreshadow a number of uncertainties.

In addition to the a/m list will also project a few minor films. The Bellas Mariposas playing at Sardinia and presents an 11-years old girl in crisis, on Tuesday, November, 12. – 8 p.m. The protagonist is about a 40-years old traveling alone Irene, who travels as a secret shopper, stays at a luxury hotel, but her life is absolutely empty beside her tours, on Saturday, November, 9. – 5 p.m. In addition to the feature-length film will have a selection of two short films: one participating at the Kalat Nissa Film Festival 2013, screening on Sunday, November, 10. – 8.30 p.m. The other shown at  the Rome Independent Film Festival 2013  and will be screening Tuesday, November, 12. – 6 p.m.

Update and snap by Aggie Reiter

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