Screening of "Roma" by Federico Fellini
- Community & Culture
- Italian Cultural Institute, Chicago IL
The Director of the Italian Cultural Institute
is pleased to invite you to
the screening of
Welcome to the North
(Benvenuti al Nord)
by Luca Miniero
(2012, 106 min)
Tuesday, October 16th
Italian Cultural Institute
500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450
Chicago, IL 60611
The quirky postal workers of "Welcome to the South" reverse direction, arriving with more quirk in helmer Luca Miniero's follow-up, "Welcome to the North."
Following his eye-opening experience in the south, Alberto (Claudio Bisio) returns home to Milan with a promotion. Buddy Mattia (Alessandro Siani), from the laidback post office in Campania, gets transferred to Milan just when a new worker-efficiency system is introduced that makes everyone rebel. Mattia proves to wife Maria (Valentina Lodovini, playing the only character rather than caricature) that he's got gumption, and Alberto convinces wife Silvia (Angela Finocchiaro) that he's not all business. Skewering north/south stereotypes gets honest chuckles.
In Italian with English subtitles. A light reception will be offered.
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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