"The Conformist" by Bernardo Bertolucci


 A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
The novel Il conformista by Alberto Moravia was published in 1951 and the homonymous film by Bernardo Bertolucci was released in 1970, becoming one of his major works.

Winner of David di Donatello Awards 1972

The screening is a tribute by the Italian Cultural Institute to the great film director who passed away on 26th November, 2018. Plus screening of an interview at the beginning of his career. Introduction and post screening discussion with Nick Walker.
from 19/12/2018 to 19/12/2018 hour 19.40

The Conformist
Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
Screenplay by Bernardo Bertolucci
Based on The Conformist by Alberto Moravia
Starring: Jean Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Gastone Moschin, Dominique Sanda, Pierre Clémenti
Music by Georges Delerue
Cinematography Vittorio Storaro
Edited by Franco Arcalli
Set design Ferdinando Scarfiotti
Italy/ France/ West Germany, 1970

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