MovieMov Italian Film Festival just closing its doors in Bangkok has chosen Mine Vaganti, Loose Cannons as its winner this year,the director Ferzan Ozpetek was present and looking very very pleased with himself, and why not, well done.
There is no such thing as a free lunch so they say, they might be right there, we do however have a fee Italian film festival kicking off in Bangkok on the 8th June finishing on the 12th June 2011. All films will be in Italian with both English and Thai subtitles and they are all free, gratis. Bangkok is a very exciting place with some awesome attractions, yet you might just find yourself feeling a little homesick even a little lost, so why not catch a film and support MovieMov 2011.
Here is a list of all films showing, most will see their Asian premier so lets rejoice and fill some seats, as always dress smart tracksuits are a big no no, you will have competition in Bangkok, the Thais are known for their elegance.
Films being shown for free are:
Manuale D’amore 3, The Three Stages of Love directed by Giovanni Veronesi
Una vita tranquilla, A Quiet Life directed by Cladio Cupellini
Mine Vaganti, Loose Cannons directed by Ferzan Ozpetek
Dieci Inverni, Ten Winters directed by Valerio Mieli
La Doppia Ora, The Double Hour directed by Giuseppe Capotondi
La Scuola e finita, School is over directed by Valerio Jalongo
Io sono amore, I Am Love directed by Luca Guadagnino
Special Screening of Vlazer, Waltz directed by Salvatore Maira
There is a special mini festival for Mario Monicelli the great Italian Director, who committed suicide in November last year at the age of 95. For a list of all his films and additional information please click here
There will be 7 films to see :
Guardie e Ladri, Cops and Robbers 1951
I soliti ignoti, Big Deal On Madonna Street 1958
La grande guerra, The Great War 1959
Amici miei, My Friends 1975
Un borghese piccolo piccolo, An Average Little Man 1981
Il marchese del grillo, The Marquese of Grillo 1981
Parenti serpenti, Dearest Relatives Poisonous Relations 1962