Posts tagged "Leopardi"

The 58th BFI London Film Festival

by Joanna Orland The annual BFI London Film Festival returned for its 58th year with a host of stars descending upon the city to celebrate cinema. A large selection of diverse films were on offer at this year’s festival, with many prevalent themes running through the programme October 8th-19th, 2014 . Festival director Clare Stewart […]

London Film Festival: Leopardi

Directed by Mario Martone Starring Elio Germano, Michele Riondino and Massimo Popolizio by Amanda Farley Mario Martone‚Äôs latest film focuses on the life and work of Giacomo Leopardi, one of Italy’s most celebrated poets, considered by many to be second only to the great Dante. Yet for most this film will be the first introduction […]