Film Screening: ROMANCE AND CIGARETTES by John Turturro

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The Savoy Theater

26 Main St

Montpelier, VT 05602

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John Turturro, Actor and Director, Special Guest of the MFA in Film at Vermont College of Fine ArtsJohn Turturro has performed in more than 60 films, including Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing, Mo’ Better Blues and Jungle Fever; Robert Redford’s Quiz Show; Francesco Rosi’s La Tregua; and Joel and Ethan Coen’s Miller’s Crossing, The Big Lebowski and O Brother Where Art Thou. For his lead role in the Coen Brothers’ Barton Fink, Turturro won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival. He received Cannes' Camera D'Or Award for his directorial debut, Mac. Other films as director include Illuminata, Passione: A Musical Adventure, and the upcoming Fading Gigilo, written by Turturro, starring him and Woody Allen.

Romance and Cigarettes is a musical drama about an ironworker, married for years and the father of three daughters, who gets enveloped in an extramarital affair. The movie stars, among others, James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslett, and Christopher Walken. Turturro is a special guest of the MFA in Film inaugural residency at Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Romance and Cigarettes is one of the films screened for free at The Savoy Theater as part of the inaugural MFA in Film residency at Vermont College of Fine Arts.The MFA is the first low-residency graduate program of its kind in the country. For more information about the program and about Vermont College of Fine Arts, visit www.vcfa.edu/film.

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The Savoy Theater

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Montpelier, VT 05602

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