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Italian film festival: mopeds, Mary and masculinity

By Alex Christofi  

'Gorbaciof': like 'Mesrine'. Only boring. But amongst the flops, the Italian film festival also screened some real gems

Cinnecittà Luce and the Italian Cultural Institute teamed up this month to put on the Italian Film Festival, with screenings at the Ciné Lumière in South Kensington, as well as chances to hear music and, of course, sample Italian cooking. For many of the films in the selection, it’s the only screening they will have in the UK, and it’s a great shame because some are really…

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