Moviemov: Italian Cinema Now

Tuesday, November 08, 2011 jeffrey 0 Comments

Another exciting event this month awaits moviegoers as the Italian embassy along with the other film organizations and sponsors from the country present Moviemov: Italian Cinema Now. As supported by the General Direction for Cinema of the Italian Ministry of Heritage and Culture, Movivemov - a traveling festival - aims to have future collaborations and lasting partnerships between Italian and Filipino filmmakers so they can have an international exchange of ideas and concepts in making films. Movies including tributes to the famous Italian horror film director Dario Argento, Bernardo Bertolluci, a great Italian director are in the line up. It also features films from award winning Filipino director Brillante Mendoza. The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris, The Dreamer, Serbis, Lola, and Kinatay are among the pool. Admission is FREE so come to Greenbelt 3 Cinemas at least an hour early to guarantee your ticket.


Il Conformista / The Conformist
  • At the core of the movie there is a man, Marcello, who, in order toconceal his being different, chooses to act the same as the mob surrounding him, thus becoming a fascist and turning into the killer of his teacher, an anti-fascist professor
UltimoTango a Parigi / Last Tango in Paris
  • An impossible and desperate love story. A heartbreaking cry by the middle-class. A challenge, trickled through cinematic elegance and expertise, to the obliging conventions of the forefathers of cinema
L'ultimo Imperatore / The Last Emperor
  • Immense portrait of almost a century of Chinese history, from the appointment of Pu-Yi, a three-year-old child, as Emperor of China, until his death as a plain gardener in Beijing's botanical garden
The Dreamers
  • On the background of the riotous political events leading up to May '68 in France, three youngsters shut themselves up at home in Paris, where they will explore emotions and eroticism in a crescendo of more and more extreme mind games
Profondo Rosso / Deep Red
  • A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a feisty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried
  • A young American dancer travels to Europe to join a famous ballet school. She tries to settle in at the ballet school, but hears strange noises and is troubled by bizarre occurrences. She eventually discovers that the school is merely a front for a much more sinister organization
Dracula 3D
  • The young solicitor Jonathan Harker travels to a remote castle in Transylvania, where he meets the creepy Count Dracula who keeps him trapped in his mansion. With the help of Professor Van Helsing, Harker will strive to put an end to the Prince of Darkness’s bloody crimes
Vincere / Victory
  • The tragic story of Ida Dalser, Mussolini's first wife, who had a son from him, Benito Albino Mussolini, who died with his mother in a mental hospital where Il Duce had had them confined
Corpo Celeste
  • Marta is thirteen and, after spending ten years with her family in Switzerland, goes back to live with her mother in Italy's deep south,in a Calabria floating between modernity and ancient traditions
Che Bella Giornata / What a beautiful day
  • Checco, security guard in Milan's Cathedral, falls in love with Farah, but he doesn’t know that she's in Milan for a very personal vengeance and wants to involve the young, ingenuous man in her criminal project. However, she will realize soon that Checco will change her life forever
Una Vita Tranquilla/ A Quiet Life
  • Rosario Russo hails from southern Italy, has a young family and is perfectly integrated in his new home near Frankfurt where he runs hotel business. He keeps a low profile, has hanged identities, speaks an impeccable German. Until one day his past suddenly comes back to haunt him
Passione / Passion
  • Singers and songs, musicians and poets, real and legendary characters play the leading role in a movie that walks through one of the most beautiful, famous and controversial metropolitan cities in the world, one of the very few able to represent an idea of life
Habemus Papam
  • After the Pontiff's death the Conclave needs to elect the next Pope. However, the newly elected one falls prey to doubt and anxiety, depressed and fearful of not being able to accomplish his tasks. The Vatican then summons a therapist in order to support him and help him get over his troubles
Mine Vaganti / Loose Canons
  • Tommaso is the youngest member of a large family of pasta-makers in Puglia. Today they have come together for a special family meal to celebrate handing over the factory's management to Antonio. Tommaso has decided to finally announce to his unsuspecting family that he's gay
  • The Pineda family operates a run-down movie house which shows dated sexy films, where they've taken up residence. Amidst their daily activities, they deal with each other's sins and vices, unmindful of the other kind of business going on inside the movie theater between the serbis boys (male prostitutes) and the gay patrons
  • Two elderly women, both called Lola, bear the consequences of a crime involving their respective grandson; one is the victim, the other is the suspect. Both weak and poor, they laboriously solicit money in the midst of a storm; one for the victi's burial, the other for the suspect's bail bond
  • Today is Peping's wedding day with the mother of his baby. A poor police academy student, he can't turn down an opportunity to make money. Peping naively accepts a well-paid job from a corrupt friend and falls into an all-night nightmare, the kidnapping and torture of a prostitute. Is he a killer himself?
Promo Mechanics:
  1. Log on to to view the screening schedules
  2. Rush to Greenbelt 3 Cinemas at least one (1) hour before the screening time on the scheduled movie dates
  3. Watch and enjoy as many films as you can!
Promo Period: November 9 - 13, 2011
  • November 9 (Opening Gala)
    • 8:00PM Habemus Papam - Cinema 5
    • 8:30PM Serbis - Cinema 3
    • 10:00PM Dracula 3D - Cinema 4
  • November 10
    • 5:00PM Mine Vaganti / Loose Canons - Cinema 5
    • 5:30PM Habemus Papam - Cinema 3
    • 9:00PM - Passione / Passion - Cinema 5
    • 9:30PM - Il Conformista / The Conformist - Cinema 3
  • November 11
    • 4:00PM - Suspiria - Cinema 5
    • 5:00PM - Passione / Passion - Cinema 3
    • 6:30PM - Una Vita Tranquilla/ A Quiet Life - Cinema 5
    • 7:00PM - Mine Vaganti / Loose Canons - Cinema 3
    • 8:30PM - Vincere / Victory - Cinema 5
    • 9:00PM - UltimoTango a Parigi / Last Tango in Paris - Cinema 3
  • November 12
    • 2:00PM - Una Vita Tranquilla/ A Quiet Life - Cinema 5
    • 4:00PM - Lola - Cinema 5
    • 5:00PM - Vincere / Victory - Cinema 3
    • 6:00PM - Corpo Celeste - Cinema 5
    • 7:30PM - Che Bella Giornata / What a beautiful day - Cinema 3
    • 9:30PM - L'ultimo Imperatore / The Last Emperor - Cinema 3
  • November 13
    • 3:00PM - Corpo Celeste - Cinema 5
    • 3:30PM - Che Bella Giornata / What a beautiful day - Cinema 3
    • 5:00PM - Profondo Rosso / Deep Red - Cinema 5
    • 5:30PM - Kinatay - Cinema 3
    • 9:30PM - The Dreamers - Cinema 3
Promo Prize: FREE International Films!

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