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Languages, Cultures and Literatures


Film: 'Il papa di Giovanna'

Event Start DateWednesday, November 10, 2010
Copley Library Seminar Room
Event Start Time7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
CostCost: free

It's 1938, Benito Mussolini is the fascist ruler of Italy. Michele, a high school teacher, his wife, Delia, and their teenage daughter, Giovanna, live in Bologna. Michele's world revolves around Giovanna; Delia exists on the periphery. Despite her father's devotion, Giovanna is an unstable young woman. Eventually she completely loses control of herself and commits a horrible crime, the consequences of which will either strengthen or sever the father-daughter bond.

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Italian with English subtitles

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