Reading and Discussion by Carlo Pizzati on 18 October at IIC
Discussion on: “Depreciation of the Indian Rupee: Implications for the Economy, Trade and Energy Security” | 10th October 2018 | IIC
The wait is over! Tomorrow we announce the longlist of the DSC Prize 2018 at the Oxford Bookstore at 6 pm. Be there to be a part of an enriching literary experience.
Cinema At The Institute: Italian Neorealism Series
Bellissima (1951) is an Italian neorealism film by Italian director Luchino Visconti. The film, which is a satire of the film industry, was shot at the Cinecittà studios. Alessandro Blasetti, a contemporary film director, appears as himself. Bellissima is the only feature film in Visconti’s oeuvre with a predominantly comic tone.
Plot: Bellissima centers on a working-class mother in Rome, Maddalena (Anna Magnani), who drags her young daughter (Tina Apicella) to Cinecittà to attend an audition for a new film by Alessandro Blasetti. Maddalena is a stage mother who loves movies and whose efforts to promote her daughter grow increasingly frenzied.
Director: Luchino Visconti
Stars: Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari, Tina Apicella
Genres: Comedy | Drama
Color: Black and White
Classification and Certification: All known versions of this work passed uncut.
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Nastro d’Argento
Winner: Best Actress (Migliore Attrice)- Anna Magnani