<em>An Almost Ordinary Summer</em>

An Almost Ordinary Summer

An Almost Ordinary Summer / Croce e Delizia

Italian Film Festival 2020
  • Sat 14 Nov 2020
  • 3:30—5:15PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema
  • Rating: M
  • General $15.50
  • Concession $13.50 for seniors, students and community service card holders (with valid ID)
  • Booking essential
  • Hearing loop provided for the hearing impaired
  • Wheelchair spaces available. Free entry for a companion to assist an audience member who has a disability. Companion seat is automatically allocated when a wheelchair space is booked

Two families are brought together for a surprise marriage - between their patriarchs.

Two very different families spend their holidays in the same house by the seaside: the aristocratic Castelvecchios are open-minded and eccentric, whereas the working-class Petagnas are tight-knit southerners united around their firm family values. Only the two middle-aged heads of the families know what has brought such distant worlds together on this summer holiday. When an unexpected engagement is announced, the lives of all are turned upside down. With the wedding already set for three weeks, chaos and catastrophe reign on this seemingly ordinary summer.

By playfully poking fun at Italian stereotypes, director Simone Godano presents the rivalry between loud southerners and their uppity northern counterparts with raw wit and sensitivity. Gorgeous Mediterranean scenery and a stunning cast including Alessandro Gassmann and Jasmine Trinca make this comedy a pure delight.

2019 | IT | 100 min | Dir. Simone Godano | In Italian with English subtitles

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<em>An Almost Ordinary Summer</em>

An Almost Ordinary Summer

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