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Italian cinema in Tokyo

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- The screening of Emanuele Crialese's Terraferma will open the 12th edition of Tokyo's Italian Film Festival on April 28.

Italian cinema in Tokyo

The screening of Emanuele Crialese's Terraferma [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Emanuele Crialese
interview: Emanuele Crialese
film profile
]
will open the 12th edition of Tokyo's Italian Film Festival on April 28.

Asahi Shimbun and the Italian Cultural Institute have selected eleven titles, predominantly first and second features, amongst which Andrea Molaioli's Il gioiellino [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Alice Rohrwacher's Corpo celeste [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Alice Rohrwacher
film profile
]
(photo) and Gianni di Gregorio's The Salt of Life [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Gianni di Gregorio
film profile
]
, as well as a section dedicated to previews of films which be released in Japan over the coming months, such as Nanni Moretti's We Have a Pope [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Nanni Moretti
film profile
]
and Andrea Segre's I am Li [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Andrea Segre
interview: Andrea Segre
film profile
]
.

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As usual, the Italian Cultural Institute will host the festival preview today, April 27, with the screening of Francesco Bruni's film Scialla!, attended by the director and by the artistic delegation, along with the President of the Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Rodrigo Cipriani.

The festival's other guests include Anita Caprioli, Ivan Cotroneo, Gianluca and Massimiliano De Serio, Daniele Gaglianone, Lucio Pellegrini Filippo Pucillo, Paola Randi, Andrea Segre and Peppe Servillo.

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(Translated from Italian)

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