Italian Cinema - 3 Classic Films (at Hillcroft)

1. Qualification details

Qualification name Non regulated Community Learning provision, Other Languages, Literature and Culture
Qualification level Unknown/not applicable
Awarding organisation Generic award - no awarding body
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Course type Part time
Course start date 21 November 2019
Price £52.00
Funding information Advanced Learner Loans available
Attendance pattern Evening

2. Course description

As part of the course you will study a mix of recent Italian films which have marked their time. Films are shown in original Italian language with English subtitles.1 ) Il ladro di bambini: The Stolen Children by Gianni Amelio. Released in Italy as Il Ladro di Bambini this is Gianni Amelio's beautiful tale of hope and friendship. The story begins when Antonio, a policeman is ordered to take two children from Milan to Sicily to an orphanage after their mother is arrested. Antonio helps these two children to discover, for a few days, the childhood that has been denied to them. A sublime movie in the neo-realist tradition crowned by the Grand Prix du Jury at Cannes Film Festival. Stars Enrico Lo Verso, Valentina Scalici and Florence Darel. running time (1.11mn) 2 ) Cinema Paradiso by Giuseppe Tornatore (, 1hour 17mn) The Oscar-winning film focuses on the effect that cinema had on the inhabitants of a small Sicilian village during World War Two. After receiving news of the death of his old friend Alfredo (Philippe Noiret), a famous movie director returns to his home village after spending 30 years away. In flashback, he recalls his fatherless childhood, his fascination with the films he saw at the local cinema and his adventures with Alfredo, the cinema's projectionist. Stars: Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin, Salvatore Cascio, Agnes Nano, Isa Danielli Director: Guiseppe Tornatore 3 ) Mediterraneo by Gabriele Salvatores (1991, 1h 36min). Comedy Drama Italian film that won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1992. Starring Diego Abatanduano, Caludio Bisio. The film is set during World War II and regards a group of Italian soldiers who become stranded on a Greek island, and are left behind by the war.

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Name Hillcroft College
Address South Bank
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