Screening of "Our Land" by Giulio Manfredonia
- Community & Culture
- Italian Cultural Institute, Chicago IL
The Director of the Italian Cultural Institute
is pleased to invite you to
the screening of
Salt of Life (Gianni e le donne)
90 minutes, 2011
by Gianni Di Gregorio
Tuesday, October 30th
Italian Cultural Institute
500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450
Chicago, IL 60611
Gianni is sixty. He is retired but has not become lazy for all that. In fact he is a helpful fellow who gives a hand to all those who need one: shopping for his wife, walking the pretty neighbor's dog, and so on. Everybody likes Gianni, but is it for the right reasons? Doesn't his wife profit by the situation (she still works so it is only logical that Gianni do all the chores)? Isn't he subject to the excruciating whims of his rich mother?... Sure, everybody LIKES Gianni, but who LOVES him? Agreed, being kind to them, he is the ladies pet, but he does not attract them anymore. That is why, when his macho lawyer friend Alfonso blames him for not having young mistresses "like every other senior Italian male", Gianni, who is beginning to ask himself questions about what it is like to become old, starts chasing dames.
Reservations kindly suggested.
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Special thanks to Acqua Smeraldina
Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago
500 N Michigan Ave., Suite 1450
Chicago, IL 60611
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