Nanni Moretti / IT, FR, 2023 / 95 min.
Nanni Moretti's film-in-film is a tragi-comedic portrait of a stubborn filmmaker sick of modern cinema and capitalist vacuity. Moretti again plays the lead and Il sol dell'avvenire announced his comeback to the main competition at Cannes in 2023.
Director Giovanni (Nanni Moretti) and his wife Paola (Margherita Buy) are working on a film about the Italian Communist Party in around 1956. The leads are for two journalists from the L'Unita newspaper who have to decide whether to remain loyal to their Soviet masters or to disown them now the Hungarian Revolution has broken out. Fiction soon merges with fact when Giovanni’s relationship with Paola worsens, a financier (Mathieu Almaric) proves unreliable and things get out of hand on set.
Alongside Il sol dell'avvenire Eye screens an early Nanni Moretti-film that has never been released in The Netherlands, Palombella Rossa (1989).
Il sol dell'avvenire
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