Theatrical Release Date: TBC
Home Ent. Release Date: 17 Feb 2008
A compendium of six snap-shots of Rome in love, L’Amore in Citta is made by some of the most influential Italian directors of recent times. Structured like a magazine, this portmanteau film is a fascinating insight into a cinematic city and its diverse inhabitants. Highlights include Michelangelo Antonioni’s “Tentato suicido” (Attempted Suicide), a striking meditation on lovelorn suicide, Dino Risi’s “Paradiso per 4 ore” (Paradise for 4 hours), a free-wheeling study of the comings and goings in a dance-hall and Federico Fellini’s surreal “Un’agenzia matrimoniale” (A Marriage Agency), a pseudo-documentary that pushes at the boundaries of Neo-realism for something much more expressive. These weird and wonderful short films are a fascinating glimpse into the early years of some of some of the world’s most influential directors and an important slice of Italian cinema history. Each is essential viewing.