23 Apr, 7 pm – Cinematheque – Women in Cinema

22A Hai Ba Trung Street

Wed, 23 Apr, 7 pm


a film by Paolo Virzì

The sixth movie of the Women in Cinema Film Festival.

Directed by the talented Paolo Virzì, Caterina va in cittµ begins when Caterina’s father Giancarlo is transferred for work from a small country town to Rome, and the 12-year-old Caterina finds herself in a completely new world.

Caterina’s new classmates are divided politically into right and left cliques, and the shy naïve girl must develop her identity and friendships in a social environment to which it is hard for her to adapt. Caterina will grow up quickly here, learning much about affection, courage and loyalty while still trying to follow her dreams, but finding out soon how complicated, disappointing and unpredictable life can be.

Paolo Virzì (b. 1964) is one of Italy’s best-known contemporary directors, having demonstrated his filmmaking talent and compassionate but critical vision in various genres since 1994. Caterina va in città (2003) is considered to be one of his most intense works. A vivid and energetic portrait of contemporary Italy, the movie is a must-see for its sharp but funny commentary on youth, human relationships, dreams and universal emotions.

Wed, 23 Apr, 7 pm

For further information please contact:
EMBASSY OF ITALY – Cultural Office – Tel. 04-8256256 – ext. 02 or 30
HANOI CINEMATHEQUE – Tel: 936 2648 (14:00 – 20:00)
Entry is FREE. The movie will be screened in Italian with English subtitles and Vietnamese audio. Please bring your ID Card with you if you need to borrow a headset for Vietnamese audio.

HANOI CINEMATHEQUE, Hanoi’s unique ‘art-house cinema’, is a members-only film society.
Memberships are available at the box office for only 100,000VND per year.
Members receive regular emails with detailed schedules and reviews of the films.
Tickets to the films are by donation.

22A Hai Ba Trung Street (at the end of the alley leading to Artist’s Hotel)
Tel: 936 2648 (14:00 – 20:00) or email to: info2@hanoicinema.org
Fax: 936 2649
CAFE CINEMATHEQUE opens from 17:00 weekdays and from 13:30 weekends.


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