*La Parmigiana (The girl from Parma)*. 1963. Italy. Directed by Antonio Pietrangeli. Courtesy Centro Cinema Città di Cesena.

La Parmigiana (The Girl from Parma). 1963. Italy. Directed by Antonio Pietrangeli. In Italian; English subtitles. 95 min.

Screenplay by Antonio Pietrangeli, Bruna Piatti, Ruggero Maccari, Ettore Scola, Stefano Strucchi. With Nino Manfredi, Catherine Spaak, Salvo Randone. Forced to leave her village because of a scandalous love affair with a seminarian, Dora (Catherine Spaak) looks for work and refuge in Parma, where she becomes involved with a petty criminal (Nino Manfredi). Another of Pietrangeli’s bitter comedies of deracination, reflecting the sudden urbanization of Italy during the industrial boom years of the late 1950s and early 1960s.

  1. Monday, December 14, 2015,
    4:30 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T1, Theater 1
  2. Tuesday, December 8, 2015,
    4:30 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T1, Theater 1
This film accompanies Antonio Pietrangeli: A Retrospective.