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Lavazza Italian Film Festival

Posted on Friday 26 August 2016.

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From September 13 to October 19 2016
All Around Australia

Palace Presents the Lavazza Italian Film Festival driven by Fiat with 30 exquisite films from, by and about Italy.

See Italy's most award-winning films direct from the world's most prestigious festivals. Highlights include: Opening Night selection Perfect Strangers (Perfetti sconosciuti) Paolo Genovese’s star-studded box office hit; record-breaking comedy phenomenon Where am I Going? (Quo Vado?); cross-cultural, romantic drama The Space Between; Cannes highlights Fiore and auteur Marco Bellocchio's Sweet Dreams (Fai bei sogni); stunning coming-of-age drama Arianna; Stefano Accorsi in the thrilling Italian Race (Veloce come il vento); the compelling drama The Worldly Girl (La ragazza del mondo) screening only weeks after its Venice berth; and newly restored versions of classic films Rocco and His Brothers and Closing Night selection Roman Holiday (Vacanze romane).

For the full program and to buy tickets visit

Sydney: Tues 13 Sept - Sun 9 Oct
Melbourne: Thu 15 Sept - Sun 9 Oct
Canberra: Tues 20 Sept - Wed 12 Oct
Brisbane: Wed 28 Sept - Wed 19 Oct
Perth: Thu 22 Sept - Wed 12 Oct
Adelaide: Wed 21 Sept - Wed 12 Oct
Hobart Thu 15 Sept - Sun 25 Sept

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