FASTEN YOUR SEATBELTS
ALLACCIATE LE CINTURE
2014, Pathè International, 110 min, Italy, Dir: Ferzan Ozpetek

As director Ferzan Ozpetek notes of his luminous romantic drama, “In life, sooner or later, everything happens turbulently, exactly like in an airplane.” The bumps in this flight occur to Elena (Kasia Smutniak) and Antonio (Francesco Arca), whose long marriage faces challenges when Elena is diagnosed with cancer. Kasia Smutniak and Paola Minaccioni received the Nastro d'Argento (Silver Ribbon) award for best actresses of the year from the Italian film critics organization. In Italian with English subtitles.


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