Sun 3 Mar

We’ll Be Young and Beautiful + Q&A

Cert. tbc

Festivals & Series, Special Screenings

Cinema Made in Italy 2019

Saremo Giovani e Bellissimi

92 mins

in Italian with EN subs

ITA | 2018 | dir. Letizia Lamartire, with Barbora Bobulova, Alessandro Piavani, Massimiliano Gallo

“A sparky, moving rock’n’roll story of a fiery mother (singer) and son (songwriter) relationship is an impressive debut feature by Letizia Lamartire” – Adrian Wootton, curator of Cinema Made in Italy, CEO of Film London and the British Film Commission

Isabella continues to hold on to her dreams of fame while singing her past hit Tic Tac, the song that made her breakthrough in the early nineties, when she was only seventeen. Her young son Bruno is her guitarist. The two are inseparable, they perform every night together and share a ramshackle but happy life of unpaid bills and midnight strolls around the city. Bruno, however, dreams of a different musical career. Light touches of comedy and the music bring to life the slow but necessary separation between mother and son, a crucial and painful detachment. Just like the end of any other love story.

Followed by a Q&A with Emma Jones and actor Alessandro Piavani

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