Take a winter vacation with directors Bertolucci, Rossellini, Monicelli and the Tavianni Brothers, and actors Anna Magnani, Giulietta Masina and Dominique Sanda. On a night when wishes come true, a Tuscan village resists the Nazis; a woman (Ingrid Bergman) embraces the life force of Italy; a country girl (Stefania Sandrelli) yearns to be a star in Rome; a man (Marcello Mastroianni) enters a world dominated by women. Films in Italian with English subtitles. Once again, we team with Festa Italiana to celebrate classic Italian cinema.
In City of Women Mastroianni finds himself in a fantastical world dominated by women who make fun of his cluelessness. Ultimately, Fellini feels that the “taste of life” is in the mystery of men and women, the way we’re waiting for a message from each other. With Anna Prucnal, Bernice Stegers. Cinematography by Giuseppe Rottuno. Digital restoration, 140 min.
Other Films in this Series
Thu Jan 12
Rome, Open City
Thu Jan 19
Series tickets may be purchased online, at the Ticketing Desk at the Seattle Art Museum, or over the phone with a credit card by calling the SAM Customer Service Center at 206.654.3210.
A limited number of single-film tickets may be available on a first-come, first-served basis the day of the show, at 7:25 pm, at the auditorium entrance for $9 (cash/check only).