Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Thu, Nov 21, 2019
7:30pm

CINEMA ITALIAN STYLE 2019
Double Feature!
5 IS THE PERFECT NUMBER / ROMULUS & REMUS: THE FIRST KING
Discussion following 5 IS THE PERFECT NUMBER with director Igor Tuveri (Igort).
Los Angeles Premiere!

5 IS THE PERFECT NUMBER
5 E’ IL NUMERO PERFETTO
2019, Playtime, 100 min, Italy/Belgium/France, Dir: Igor Tuveri (Igort)

Based on Igort’s (né Igor Tuveri) most famous graphic novel, 5 IS THE PERFECT NUMBER is a hyper-stylized noir thriller set in crime-ridden 1970s Naples. Toni Servillo stars as retired hitman Peppino Lo Cicero, who is devastated by the sudden murder of his only son. Unable to trust anyone in this criminal underworld, Peppino returns to his violent trade and embarks on a bloody quest for revenge. Nominated for Best Film (Venice Days) at the Venice Film Festival 2019.


Los Angeles Premiere!

ROMULUS & REMUS: THE FIRST KING
IL PRIMO RE
2019, Well Go, 123 min, Italy/Belgium, Dir: Matteo Rovere

The legend of the founding of Rome has been told for millennia, but never like this. With gritty realism and a shocking attention to detail, Matteo Rovere’s ROMULUS & REMUS: THE FIRST KING is an immersive journey into 8th century B.C. Old Latium, where two 18-year-old twin shepherds dream of ruling an empire bigger than the world has ever seen. Spoken entirely in an authentic proto-Italic dialect and featuring committed performances by Alessandro Borghi (Remus) and Alessio Lapice (Romulus), the film is both a violent and bloody sword-and-sandal epic and a surprisingly touching drama about the explosive collision of human will and destiny. Winner of Best Film at the Busto Arsizio Film Festival 2019.


Both films with English subtitles. | Screening format: DCP
Aero Theatre • Thu, Nov 21, 2019 • 7:30pm

Films in this Series at the Aero

Fri, Nov 22, 2019 - 7:30pm
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Sat, Nov 23, 2019 - 5:00pm
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Actor Claudio Santamaria In Person!
Sat, Nov 23, 2019 - 7:30pm
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Sun, Nov 24, 2019 - 7:30pm
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