Friday, February 11, 2011

February 19th - The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) @ Castro Theatre

Special screening of the Luchino Visconti's masterpiece to open the celebrations in honor of the 150-year anniversary of the Italian unification.
The film chronicles changes in Sicilian life and society during the Risorgimento, the epic deeds that led to the unified Italy.

The film, shot in 1963, features an international cast including Burt Lancaster, Claudia Cardinale and Alain Delon. 
The newly restored print is presented at the Castro Theatre, 429 Castro Street.
The screenings will take place on Saturday, February 19th and Monday, February 21st, at 2:30 pm and 7:00 pm.

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