streaming > Villa Visconti Borromeo Litta (Film Screening & Discussion)

Apr 28, 2021 176

Villa Visconti Borromeo Litta—Four Centuries of History, a Journey through Time between Art Delights and Water Games, directed by Francesco Vitali and written in collaboration with Claudia Botta, is based on the book Milano profana nell’età dei Borromeo (Secular Milan in the Borromean Age) by Alessandro Morandotti, and produced by Francesco Vitali, Municipality of Lainate, Friends of Villa Litta Association, and Roadmovie.

The film richly illustrates the history of one of the most famous and lavish Italian pleasure villas, located in the town of Lainate in Lombardy, not far from Milan. Using onsite documentation, costumed reenactments, interviews with prominent curators and historians, architectural models, and computer graphics, Villa Visconti Borromeo Litta portrays centuries of Italian art and architectural history in terms of stylistic expression.

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