Pietro Germi Films at the Northwest Film Forum — April 25th —

16 Apr

Sex Comedy – Italian Style
Northwest Film Forum

After Neorealism failed to make a significant impact on the Italy’s cinema-going public, a type of Italian film emerged that lasted from the late 1950s to the mid 1970s: Comedy – Italian Style. With elements of post-war social critique combined with comedy, one director in particular managed to satirize Italy in a highly popular way: Pietro Germi. Practically forgotten since his death in 1974, Northwest Film Forum is extremely excited to present two recently restored prints in order to re-introduce audiences to this eclectic, visionary and fearless director.

April 25-May 1, Friday-Thursday at 7:00pm
Divorce – Italian Style

April 25-May 1, Friday-Thursday at 9:00pm
Seduced and Abandoned

Friday-Thursday 7:00pm and 9:00pm
04/25/2008 through 05/01/2008
Northwest Film Forum
515 12th Avenue, Seattle
(206) 329-2629
michael@nwfilmforum.org
http://www.nwfilmforum.org

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