Film – The Great Beauty / La grande bellezza

From Fri 6 Sep 2013, Cornerhouse

The Great Beauty / La grande bellezza 

La grande bellezza

  • Paolo Sorrentino
  • In Italian
  • 142 mins
  • 15

Paolo Sorrentino’s (This Must Be the Place) classy portrait of contemporary Rome follows Jep Gambardella (Toni Servillo), an attractive, aging socialite and one-time novelist who now writes newspaper society columns. Jep attends a whirlwind of decadent parties and lavish dinners with his eclectic and eccentric group of friends, but steadily becomes weary of his lifestyle and is haunted by memories of a lost love. 

Cast: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli
Country: Italy, France
Year: 2013
Subtitles: Full English

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