Open Roads: New Italian Cinema 2012

Dante Ferretti: Italian Production Designer

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Dante Ferretti: Italian Production Designer
Dante Ferretti: Scenografo italiano | Gianfranco Giagni, 2010
Italy | Italian with English subtitles | 52 minutes

Note: Q&A with Dante Ferretti has been cancelled.

A loving, insightful tribute to one of the greatest artists working in cinema today: Dante Ferretti, winner of three Oscars (most recently for the extraordinary look of Hugo) and a key, longtime collaborator of directors ranging from Fellini and Pasolini to Terry Gilliam, Tim Burton and Martin Scorsese. Ferretti discusses his art, taking us to those places that have inspired his designs as well as sharing and explains his sketches and models. Those interviewed for the film include Leonardo DiCaprio, Terry Gilliam, Giuseppe Tornatore and Martin Scorsese. A valuable introduction to the little-heralded area of production design so crucial for the impact of a film, Dante Ferretti: Italian Production Designer was awarded Best Documentary at the 2011 Golden Globe awards in Italy.

This screening will be preceded by an Olympic clip from the Instituto Luce Archive:
Stoccolma. Olimiadi Di Equitazione - 06/1956
Stockholm, Olympic Equestrian: Raimondo D'Inzeo won the silver medal
(La Settimana Incom 1420)

Series: Open Roads: New Italian Cinema 2012

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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