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Film Fest Gent - Lettera aperta a un giornale della sera
Archived: Lettera aperta a un giornale della sera - Open Letter to the Evening News (1970)

director: Francesco Maselli

composer: Giovanna Marini
With: Daniele Costantini, Nino Dal Fabbro, Laura De Marchi, a.o.

duration: 106 minutes
Political, Drama


"Shot entirely hand-held in 16mm and overexposed to create a rough texture, 'Lettera aperta a un giornale della sera' concerns itself with a group of old-time intellectuals who, even though they claim the opposite, have outgrown their desire for revolution." (DVD Savant)

Followed by a talk with Tom Paulus (University of Antwerp) and Nick Pinkerton (Sight & Sound) on Thursday 19 October.


director: Francesco Maselli
composer: Giovanna Marini
producer: Franco Cristaldi
screenplay: Francesco Maselli
Cinematography: Gerardo Patrizi

production company: Ital-Noleggio Cinematografico

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dialogue: Italian
subtitles: Eng subt.
country: Italy
year: 1970


FRANCESCO MASELLI (1930): Tibet proibito (1949, short), Finestre (1950, short), Bagnaia, villagio italiano (1951, short), Sport minore (1952, short), Bambini (1952, short), Niente va perduto (1952, short), Ombrellai (1952, short), Zona pericolosa (1952, short), Città che dorme (1953, short), Fioraie (1953, short), Love in the City (1953), Cantamaggio a Cervarezza (1954, short), Uno spettacolo di pupi (1955, short), Festa dei morti in Sicilia (1955, short), Abandoned (1955), The Doll That Took the Town (1957), Campioni… Show more

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format: DCP

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