The Caiman

The Caiman

Directed by: Nanni Moretti

Saturday, March 31 - Sunday, April 1, 2012

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Moretti in person Sun Apr 1 at 3:25! 35mm print “Wittily scripted and lightly played… The film’s interest is fictional delight Bruno Bonomo (Silvio Orlando), a flailing producer of appalling B-movies such as ‘Mocassini Assassini’ who reluctantly agrees to back a cinematic attack on the politician when young writer-director Teresa (Jasmine Trinca) thrusts her script into his hands. It’s only when he begins the soul-destroying process of finding financiers and actors that he warms a little to Teresa’s cause. His mild awakening is superceded by a personal crisis: not only is his career in tatters, but he and his wife (Margherita Buy) are separating. As he struggles to balance family and work, we see some imagined scenes from his Berlusconi film, each reflecting a different stage in its production and each showing Berlusconi played by a different actor, including Moretti himself.” – Time Out (London)

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Part of the series La Vita e Cinema: The Films of Nanni Moretti

NR, 112 Minutes, In Italian with English subtitles
Italy, 2006

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