Gatta Cenerentola-Cinderella the Cat: an “animated” and artistic view of Naples

Dec 19, 2017 2119

BY: SILVIA NITTOLI

The Italian animated feature film Gatta Cenerentola - Cinderella the Cat was screened at the TLC Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on November 27th. The movie was chosen by the Academy for the category of Best Animated Feature (a first, for Italy, notwithstanding her long and successful tradition in the production of animated movies) and, therefore, it could be selected for the shortlist and run for an Oscar. The shortlist will be announced on January 23rd 2018.

Gatta Cenerentola - Cinderella the Cat is a post-modern and noir version of a famous fairytale from Lo Cunto de li Cunti written by Giambattista Basile, later performed on stage by Roberto De Simone in 1976, and now brought to the big screen by directors Alessandro Rak (director of The Art of Happiness), Ivan Cappiello, Marino Guarnieri and Dario Sansone in a new retro-futuristic version..

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SOURCE: http://www.italoamericano.org/

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