Our journey through Italy continues this week with the screening of La Grande Bellezza (“The Great Beauty,” Paolo Sorrentino, 2013). La Grande Bellezza is about a man named Jep Gambardella, who after his 65th birthday, decides to dedicate his life to the search of meaning. However, after encountering various characters such as a distressful stripper, the ex-husband of his first love, a magician, and many others, Jep begins to discover what great beauty really is.
La Grande Bellezza is the most recent Oscar winner for foreign language film. Cineclub Italiano will be screening this movie on Tuesday, November 11, at 8pm in SEB 2202. Also, this film will be introduced by Massimilano Aravecchia (PhD Candidate, French Studies) and everyone is welcomed to attend!