The Summer 2023 Film Festival will open in Sarteño on Tuesday 11 July, offering for this 15th edition “Oscar Cinema”, a series of award-winning films released in cinemas between 2004 and 2018, six absolutely must-sees Known titles that address important issues are Always On, which will be screened from 21.00 in the “Parco Mazzini” in Sartano and with free admission.
The Summer 2023 Film Festival in Sarteño begins on Tuesday 11 July with Neverland – A Dream for Life (2004), about the life of a man who never lost the desire to be a child, which opens on Tuesday 18 July will continue with Midnight in Paris. (2011) who describes the romantic sentiment as a whole, which finds expression in the German word Sehnsuch, or longing for desire, longing for an unattainable good; Tuesday 25 July is Shakespeare’s turn in Love (1998), the film focuses on the universality of love; On screens on Tuesday 1 August is The King’s Speech (2010) a film which focuses on the fear of not being able to communicate to others; On Tuesday 8 August the film A Star in Born (2018) will be staged, which deals with the vivid, but always topical theme of alcohol and drug addiction and the sometimes destructive power of popularity. The last appointment is on Friday 18 August with Ugo Cabret (2011), a film that describes the rediscovery and recognition of the (genuine) work of cinematography pioneer Georges Méliès. The exhibition, organized by the Sartenoviva Cultural Association, is sponsored by the Sarteno Municipality.
Antonio Colavita, president of the Sartanoviva Cultural Association, says, “The selection of films for this edition of the Sartanoviva Summer Film Festival is not to be missed – six Oscar-winning films that ‘stir’ our emotions and deal with very contemporary topics Aspects relevant to the enrichment of each of us, from the need to rediscover socialization to the expansion of individual and collective culture. The revue, in which Sartiano and non-Sartiano participate, has been taking place in close contact with nature in the charming and popular Mazzini Park for four years outside, after presenting it in locations in Santa Vittoria and the Cenini cloisters. Historic Center of Sarteño”.
Program of the Sarteño Summer 2023 Film Festival
Tuesday 11 July, 21.00 , Neverland – A Dream for Life (Finding Neverland), The film, a 2004 biographical fantasy, is directed by Marc Forster and written by David Magee, based on Alan Nye’s 1998 stage play The Man Who Was Peter Pan. The film is about playwright JM Barrie and his relationship with a family that inspired him to create Peter Pan. The film earned seven nominations at the 77th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Actor for Johnny Depp, and won the award for Best Original Score. In 2012, the film was the inspiration for a musical of the same name. Neverland – A Dream for Life, presented out of competition at the 61st Venice International Film Festival.
Tuesday 18 July 2023 9:00 PM , midnight in Paris, The 2011 film, written and directed by Woody Allen, is a romantic-fantasy comedy set in Paris and stars Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hiddleston, Corey Stoll, Kathy Bates, Adrien Brody, Michael Sheen, and more. Carla Bruni. Critically acclaimed, the film was nominated for four Academy Awards (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Art Direction and Best Original Screenplay) in 2012 and later (fourth for Woody Allen) and a Golden Globe Award in the same category. Won. This film is counted among Allen’s greatest achievements.
Tuesday 25 July, 21.00 , Shakespeare in Love, The 1998 film, directed by John Madden, chronicles author William Shakespeare’s love for Lady Viola, a noblewoman born during the preparation of Romeo and Juliet. The film was awarded several awards, including 3 BAFTAs, 3 Golden Globes and 7 Academy Awards out of 13 nominations.
Tuesday 1 August, 21.00 , king’s talk, The 2010 film directed by Tom Hooper stars Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter and Guy Pearce. Inspired by a true story, the film revolves around King George VI’s stuttering problem and his relationship with Lionel Logue, the speech therapist who treated him. The speech referred to is the one with which the King declared war on Germany before the nation and consequently announced the United Kingdom’s entry into World War II. The film won the Audience Award at the Toronto International Film Festival, the 5th British Independent Film Awards 2010 (out of 8 nominations), 7 Golden Globe nominations 2011, 7 BAFTA nominations including Film of the Year and Best British Film, as well as 12 nominations. From 4 Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay.
Tuesday 8 August, 21.00 , a star is born, The 2018 film is co-produced, co-written and directed by Bradley Cooper, in his directorial debut. The film was released in 1937 by William A. The drama is a remake of A Star Is Born, directed by Wellman, and is the third remake after the 1954 musical with Judy Garland and the 1976 rock musical with Barbra Streisand. The film was included among the ten best films of 2018 by the American Film Institute and received 8 nominations at the 2019 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor for Bradley Cooper, and Best Actress for Lady Gaga.
Friday 18 August, 21.00 , Hugo Cabret (Hugo), The 2011 film in 3D, directed by Martin Scorsese, tells the rediscovery and recognition of the (real) work of cinematography pioneer Georges Méliès, through the fictional story of Hugo Cabret and his automatons. The film stars Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley, Helen McCrory, Christopher Lee, Sacha Baron Cohen and Jude Law and is directly based on Brian Selznick’s 2007 novel The Extraordinary Invention of Hugo Cabret. Hugo Cabret is Scorsese’s first 3D film. , The film won Martin Scorsese the Best Director award at the 2012 Golden Globes, while it won 5 statuettes out of 11 nominations at the 2012 Academy Awards.