Film for Thought: This Wednesday, 9th September 2015 at 6.30 pm, Sachin Chatte will host the screening of Italian film ‘Bellissima’ at Sunaparanta
Film: Bellissima (Italian with English subtitles)
Directed by: Luchino Visconti
Duration: 105 mins
About the Film
The legendary Italian directors third film was conceived when he was looking for a child artist in Rome. The film is a satire on the film industry itself where a working class mother in Rome, Maddalena (Anna Magnani in a memorable role), who takes her young daughter (Tina Apicella) to Cinecittà for a contest. Though Visconti was very much part of the neo-realistic cinema movement, here, he combines it with humor.