VIU Movie series: “Il Gattopardo”

Posted on: September 23rd, 2013 by intern No Comments
Monday, September 23rd, 5pm, room 9A

VIU Movie series: “Il Gattopardo” 1963

 Il Gattopardo picture
“The Leopard” by Luchino Visconti
185 mins, starring Bart Lancaster and Claudia Cardinale, Italian with English subtitles

Synopsis: A Sicilian aristocrat, skeptical about progress, accepts annexation into the new liberal Kingdom of unified Italy, so that  things “remain the same”. Set in 1860 Palermo and vicinities. Based on Giuseppe di Lampedusa’s novel. Golden Palm at the Cannes Festival 1963. Arguably, this movie is for Italy what “Gone with the Wind” is for the US.




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