Canone inverso (Making Love): HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY

Date: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: 
Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia, 150 S independence Mall West, Suite 1026, Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

Costanza is drinking a beer in a Prague pub, a summer night in 1968, while a violinist enters and starts playing a canone inverso for her. It is not a coincidence: that music and that violin have a story behind, which could concern her. Canone inverso becomes a metaphor that links present and past.
This film is about the love story between Jeno Varga and music, between Jeno and Sophie. It is also about the friendship with David on the background of WWII and the Prague spring 25 years later.
A must-see not only for movie-goers but also for classical music lovers: a fascinating and poignant story told through a masterpiece soundtrack by Ennio Morricone.

 

by Ricky Tognazzi, 2000, 107’
with Hans Matheson, Mélanie Thierry,
Lee Williams, Ricky Tognazzi

In English with Italian subtitles

Presented by Claudia Consolati,
Ph. D. Candidate in Cinema Studies at UPenn

 

FREE ADMISSION - Light refreshments
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Categories
Event Type: 
Educational Events
Topic: 
Global Crisis
Global Region: 
German
Global Region: 
Italian