FILM FORUM UPCOMING: FOR THOSE OF YOU IN AND ABOUT NEW YORK

buy tickets online: http://www.filmforum.org December 31-January 13 (1, 4:30, 8): THE LEOPARD: It would appear that this is NOT Luchino Visconti’s masterpiece, which took the top prize at Cannes in 1963 and is one of my favorite films, but, rather, the god-awful 20th Century-Fox slashed, burned, English-dubbed version that Sydney Pollack oversaw. I’m surmising this […]

LOVE IN THE CITY: CATERINA’S STORY (Francesco Maselli, Cesare Zavattini, 1953)

In 1953 Cesare Zavattini produced L’amore in città, which comprises six short films, each by a different filmmaker, in one instance, two filmmakers, one of them Zavattini, who also contributed to the scripts of all but one of the films. The “city” is contemporary Rome.      Co-directed by Francesco Maselli and Cesare Zavattini, “Storia di Caterina” […]