<em>Journey to Italy</em>

Journey to Italy

Journey to Italy | Viaggio in Italia

Italian Film Festival 2022
  • Fri 17 Jun 2022
  • 7—8:40PM
  • Len Lye Cinema
  • Rating: PG
  • In line with current New Zealand restrictions for cinemas, conditions of entry to all Cinema screenings under the Covid-19 Protection Framework are:
  • o Face coverings to be worn
  • General $17.00
  • Concession $12.00 for seniors, students and community service card holders (with valid ID)
  • Booking recommended
  • As there is no allocated seating doors open 15 minutes before screenings, please come early to avoid disappointment
  • To minimise disruption no admittance to cinema 10 minutes after session starts
  • 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

An unhappily married couple attempts to find direction and insight while vacationing in Naples.

In Journey to Italy, we see Rossellini’s interest moving from historical and social themes to the
private sphere – the inner world of a marriage. The result is poetic,profound and dramatic.

It  tells the story of a couple (Bergman and George Sanders) on their trip to Napoli to sell an inherited villa. Napoli and the ruins of Pompeii become an unforgettable metaphor for a marriage.

Rossellini was one of the most faithful and well-known exponents of the ‘Neo-Realist’ movement, but in Journey to Italy, he could be said to start the next significant movement in European Cinema – the French New Wave. Martin Scorsese considers this film to be the beginning of modern cinema and the first
road movie.
- Paolo Rotondo

1954 | Drama | 97 min | Dir. Roberto Rossellini | In Italian with English subtitles and English

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<em>Journey to Italy</em>

Journey to Italy

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