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Eating pizzas, talking sex

Eating pizzas, talking sex
Always known Italy for its pizzas, pastas, and maybe its architecture and culture? Ever wondered what this land looked like? Bringing the Italian landscapes on the forefront, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura would be screening Mine Vaganti [Loose cannons]. This 110-minute film was released in 2010 and will feature Riccardo Scamarcio, Nicole Grimaudo, Alessandro Preziosi and Ennio Fantastichini in the cast.

The director of the movie Ferzan Ozpetek, through the story of Tommaso Cantone, focuses on the landscapes in Italian cinema. The story is through the eyes of Tommaso Cantone, who is the youngest child in a large southern Italian family. The family is traditional and into the pasta-making business. The pasta business runs in the family since the 1960's.

Tommaso is a literature student and is in a homosexual relationship with his boyfriend. He hides his sexuality intially.

But on a trip back home, when Tommaso is finally ready to acknowledge the truth about himself, he is faced by his older brother Antonio, who ruins his plans. How he overcomes and fights his way through is worth a watch.


At: Istituto Italiano di Cultura/New Delhi
When: 3 October and 6 October
Timings: 6.30 pm
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