Elio Petri Revisited

May 7–10, 2006

MoMA

To celebrate the arrival of a well-researched and entertaining documentary on the prolific Italian filmmaker Elio Petri, one of the preeminent political and social satirists of 1960s and early 1970s Italian cinema, the Department of Film and Media reconnects with its 2003 retrospective of the director by presenting his masterpiece, Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970), a so-called stiletto satire.

Organized by Jytte Jensen, Curator, Department of Film and Media; and Antonio Monda, Professor, New York University.

With grateful thanks to The Italian Cultural Institute, New York.

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