Emma Dante: The Macaluso Sisters | August 13

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The Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles presents: The Macaluso Sisters (2020) by Emma Dante. Special video introduction by the film's Director

The film first debuted at the Venice Film Festival in 2020 and is distributed by House Glass Full Media. Screenings start in cinemas on August 13 in the Greater Los Angeles Area. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

The Macaluso Sisters is a poignant story involving three generations of actors portraying five sisters from the beginning to the end of their lives, Set in 1985 Sicily this film follows the 70-year metamorphosis of the five orphaned Macaluso sisters: Maria (played by Eleonora de Luca & Simona Malato), Pinuccia (Anita Pomario, Donatella Finocchiaro, & Ileana Rigano), Lia (Susanna Piraino, Serena Barone, & Maria Rosaria Alati), Katia (Alissa Maria Orlando, Laura Giordani, & Rosalba Bologna), and Antonella (Viola Pusateri). It is a film about time, memory, things that last, people who stay even after death, and old age as an incredible achievement of life.

Winner, Pasinetti Award ~ Best Film, Venice Film Festival
Nominee, Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival
Winner, Pasinetti Award ~ Best Actress, Venice Film Festival

SOURCE: IIC Los Angeles

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