IFFC: Maria per Roma (12A) + Nausicaa + Q&A
Maria per Roma UK Premiere
Italy/2016/93mins/subs/Dir. Karen di Porto. With Karen di Porto, Andrea Planamente.
Maria is an aspiring actress working for a letting agency in Rome. Follow her hectic life and discover the ‘real’ Rome and its conflicting relation with tourism. A fine example of Italian comedy at its best.
Followed by Q&A with director Karen di Porto.
Nausicaa - The Other Odyssey UK Premiere
Italy/2017/20mins/12+/subs/ Dir. Bepi Vigna. Animation
Nausicaa, a young princess eager to know the world, meets Odysseus and is fascinated by his tales. After seducing her, the man leaves without an explanation. Nausicaa decides to look for him by retracing the places of his peregrination and discovers the often-petty truths hidden in his incredible stories.