The Italian Cultural Institute would like to bring to your attention the screening of MIA MADRE, by acclaimed director Nanni Moretti, and starring John Turturro and Margherita Buy. The film will be opening at the Avalon Theatre in Washington D.C. beginning Friday, August 26.
A movie director in the midst of shooting her latest film tries to stave off a nervous breakdown as she simultaneously contends with a difficult actor, a romantic break up, a non-communicative teenage daughter and her beloved mother’s progressive illness. MIA MADRE premiered in the Main Competition of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Ecumenical Jury Prize.
Directors: Nanni Moretti
Italy, 2015, 106 minutes
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