Love & Anarchy

Directed by Lina Wertmüller

Year: 1973
Running Time: 129
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Country: Italy
Language: Italian with English Subtitles
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Love & Anarchy

Cast
Salomè Mariangela Melato
Tripolina Lina Polito
Tunin Giancarlo Giannini

Crew
Writer Lina Wertmüller
Directed by Lina Wertmüller
Produced by Romano Cardarelli
Cinematographer Giuseppe Rotunno
Composed by Nino Rota


NEW DCP COMING SOON!  An epic tragicomedy from director Lina Wertmuller (Seven Beauties), LOVE AND ANARCHY plumbs the depths of fascist Italy from the perspective of a simple farm boy sent to kill Mussolini.

Giancarlo Giannini (The Seduction of Mimi) won the best acting prize at the Cannes Film Festival for his achingly sensitive portrayal of Tunin, a freckle-faced innocent who became an accidental anarchist. His contact in Rome is Salomè (Mariangela Melato), a prostitute with her own sob story. While they prepare for the assassination, Tunin falls in love with Tripolina (Lina Polito), which threatens the entire operation.

A film of operatic emotion and subversive comedy, LOVE AND ANARCHY is a powerful statement on the terror of fascism and the ignoble fates of those who challenged it.

"A FASCINATING FILM! Rich in character and mood." - Gene Shalit, NBC-TV

"Passionate and stirring." - The New York Times

"Breathtaking... executed with the high-pitched passion of a gothic romance with a fluid, whirling, dazzling energy." - Newsweek

"A film of extraordinary vigor and force, possessed of boldness and ferocity." - New York Daily News

  • Best Actor Cannes Film Festival
    Official Selection Panorama of European Cinema

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PLAYDATES

Venue City Date
International House Philadelphia 1503633600August 25, 2017
Cinefamily Los Angeles 1496289600June 1, 2017
Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago 14958576005/27, 6/1
Coral Gables Art Cinema Coral Gables 1494388800May 10 - May 11, 2017
Quad Cinema New York 14922288004/15, 4/16, 4/17, 4/19, 4/21


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