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  • A Perfect Day

    2008. Italy. Ferzan Ozpetek. 101 min.

U.S. premiere. Introduced by Ozpetek, actress Isabella Ferrari, and Laura Delli Colli, author of Ferzan Ozpetek: Eyes Wide Open. Followed by a Q&A with Ozpetek and Ferrari

Friday, December 5, 2008, 6:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1



  • A Perfect Day

    2008. Italy. Directed by Ferzan Ozpetek. With Isabella Ferrari, Valerio Mastandrea, Stefania Sandrelli. Ozpetek's latest film is based—uncharacteristically for the director—on a popular novel. In this multifaceted narrative encompassing domestic violence, political corruption, youthful rebellion, and class differences in a modern city, a day of events and encounters leads to an irrevocably pitch-dark end (the film's title is highly ironic). The ferocious—mostly wordless—climactic scenes are filmed in extreme close-up, brilliantly capturing the actors' exceptional performances. In Italian; English subtitles. 101 min.

In the Film exhibition Filmmaker in Focus: Ferzan Ozpetek

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