*Il commissario Pepe (Police Chief Pepe)*. 1969. Italy. Directed by Ettore Scola. Courtesy Cinecittà Luce/True Colors

Il commissario Pepe (Police Chief Pepe). 1969. Italy. Directed by Ettore Scola. Screenplay by Ruggero Maccari, Scola, Ugo Facco De Lagarda. With Ugo Tognazzi, Silvia Dionisio, Tano Cimarosa. In Italian; English subtitles. 107 min.

In this fond homage to Simenon by Ettore Scola, the writer-director of A Special Day and We All Loved Each Other So Much, police commissioner Pepe (Tognazzi) uncovers, through a series of poison pen letters, the sordid sexual doings of his small Veneto town.

Digital restoration from Luce Cinecittà; courtesy True Colors.

  1. Wednesday, December 12, 2018,
    6:30 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T2, Theater 2
  2. Sunday, December 9, 2018,
    4:30 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T2, Theater 2