ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL of Minneapolis / St. Paul
A 10-year retrospective
This year again, the Italian Cultural Center, in partnership with the Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul, is happy to bring the best of Italian cinema to the Twin Cities. 2019 is a special edition celebrating the best movies of the past 10 years of the Italian Film Festival of Minneapolis / St. Paul (IFF). The movies selected by our committee will be screened throughout the year leading up to the IFF's 11th edition, Feb. 20-23, 2020.
Join us on Wednesday, August, 14th, 7:00 pm, for the fifth screening of this special edition with Se Dio vuole (God Willing), an award-winning comedy that is at once uplifting and moving, and has proven to be a tremendous crowd pleaser throughout Italy.
All screenings will take place on the Film Society's Screen #3 at St. Anthony Main Theater. All films are in Italian with English subtitles. Future dates and titles: Noi e la Giulia (Sept. 11th), Tutto quello che vuoi (Oct. 9th), In guerra per amore (Dec. 11th).
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Se Dio vuole (God Willing)
Comedy, 2015, 87 mins
Director: Edoardo Maria Falcone
What happens when Tommaso, an atheist surgeon with a God-complex, discovers that a charismatic priest is making his son think twice about medical school? He'll try everything in his power to stop him, that's what, including going undercover in the church in the hopes of discovering some hidden secret that will discredit the priest. despite enjoying all manner of success throughout his professional career, Tommaso finds that all his best efforts have decidedly unexpected results ...
This award-winning comedy is at once uplifting and moving, and has proven to be a tremendous crowd pleaser throughout Italy.
In Italian with English subtitles.
Cast: Marco Giallini, Alessandro Gassman, Laura Morante, Edoardo Pesce, Ilaria Spada
Winner, Best New Director, Edoardo Maria Falcone, David di Donatello Awards (2015)
Winner, Best new Direcor, Edoardo Maria Falcone, Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists (2015)
Nominee, Best Actor, Marco Giallini, David di Donatello Awards (2015)
This movie was originally shown at our 8th edition of the IFF in 2016.