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Amori che non stanno stare al mondo by Francesca Comencini

  • Italian Cultural Institute @ Embassy of Italy 3000 Whitehaven Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20008 United States (map)

Premiered in 2017 at the Locarno Film Festival, Francesca Comencini's Amori che non stanno stare al mondo, Stories of Love That Cannot Belong to This World, is a river of words and irony and takes the risky gamble of talking about love as it comes to an end.

Claudia (Lucia Mascino) and Flavio (Thomas Trabacchi) have been in an all-encompassing and intellectually stimulating passionate relationship for seven years. In between the tug of war and late nights filled with paradoxical, universal conversations and psychiatric drugs disguised as vitamins, their story stops short. He feels the need to come back down to earth after a long and dizzying flight while she can't quite manage to get there, imprisoned somewhere between with compulsive monologues stuck on repeat. The film, which was nominated for 2 Nastri d’Argento, depicts two generations, dealing with pain, and powerful love stories we can all relate to.

Director: Francesca Comencini
Italy, 2017, 92 min 
Film in Italian with English Subtitles


Embassy of Italy 
3000 Whitehaven Street NW 
Washington, DC 20008