Spettacolo

Documentary | 91 min
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Showings

Tropic (Peggy Dow Theater) Fri, Nov 17, 2017 6:30 PM
Tropic (Peggy Dow Theater) Sun, Nov 19, 2017 5:30 PM
Film Info
Event Type:Documentary
Release Year:2017
Production Country:USA
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Jeff Malmberg
Chris Shellen
Social Media
Website:https://www.spettacolofilm.com/
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/pg/spettacoloFilm/about/
Twitter:@SpettacoloFilm

Description

Once upon a time there was a tiny hill town in Tuscany that found a remarkable way to confront their issues - they turned their lives into a play. "Spettacolo" is a portrait of this 50-year-old tradition, where their piazza becomes their stage and every villager from 6 to 90 plays a part - the role of themselves. As he did in the festival favorite "Marwencol," documentarian Jeff Malmberg finds an uncanny true-life subject where self-invented drama becomes the grandest form of artistic therapy.