It is with great pleasure that the Italian Cultural Heritage Foundation of Santa Barbara announces the line-up of the 2013 CINEMA ITALIANO CLASSICO. The movies will be introduced by ANNA BRUSUTTI, Cinema Italiano Artistic Director and UCSB’s Film & Media faculty.
And, THE ADMISSION TO THE THEATER IS STILL FREE !!
This year we will present a mix of genres that will delight you. We will start with a comedy, then go on to a drama and conclude the series with the first “Spaghetti Western” the Italian Film Director, Sergio Leone, wrote and directed in 1966.
FRIDAY, March 8, 2013
TRE UOMINI E UNA GAMBA (Three Men and a Leg) (1997)
Aldo, Giovanni, and Giacomo, the popular trio of Italian comedians, play three clerks who work in one of the many hardware stores owned by the father in law of two of them. The journey from Milan to the southern town of Gallipoli is supposed to deliver Giacomo, who is going to marry the third of the boss’s daughters. With them in the journey are also the boss’s beloved dog and a new investment, a precious modern sculpture in the shape of a leg. Soon the trip takes some unplanned turns….
Italian with English subtitles; genre: comedy; directed and starred by Aldo, Giovanni and Giacomo
FRIDAY, March 15, 2013
IL MAFIOSO (1962)
When a good-natured factory supervisor living in Milan with his Northern wife and daughter returns to his native Sicily, a decade’s old oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation…
Starring Alberto Sordi under the direction of Alberto Lattuada.
In Italian with English subtitles;
FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (1966)
Original title: Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery. Presented in English; genre: western/adventure.
Director: Sergio Leone
Writers: Luciano Vincenzoni (story), Sergio Leone (story)
Music: Ennio Morricone
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef
Fe Bland Theater ▪ SBCC West Campus ▪
721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara CA
7:30 pm: Doors open to general public at 7:15:
Seating limited to 140 seats.
For more information call (805) 969-1018
Sponsored by the Italian Cultural Heritage Foundation of S.B., a 501 C (3) organization