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MONDAY FEBRUARY 15, 2016 : “BIG DEAL ON MADONNA STREET” (1958) directed by MARIO MONICELLI with VITTORIO GASSMAN, MARCELLO MASTROIANNI, CLAUDIA CARDINALE

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A break-through Italian film directed by Mario Monicelli featuring some of the hottest actors at the time : Marcello Mastroianni, Vittorio Gassman, Renato Salvatori, Claudia Cardinale and Toto…Celebrated as one of the great comedies of those times…

The film is also notable for its breezy jazz score by the composer Piero Umiliani, who helped develop the style of the jazz soundtracks now considered characteristic of European films in the 1960s and 1970s.

MONDAY FEBRUARY 8, 2016 ” Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow “(1963). directed by VITTORIO DE SICA with Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni

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ONE DIRECTOR= VITTORIO DE SICA *****

TWO ACTORS=SOPHIA LOREN & MARCELLO MASTROIANNI  *****

THREE STORIES @ THREE DIFFERENT LOCATIONS  ******

FOUR WRITERS:   ALBERTO MORAVIA, EDUARDO DE FILIPPO, CESARE ZABATTINI, BILLA BILLA *****

MUSIC BY: ARMANDO TROVAJOLI  *****

CINEMATOGRAPHY BY: GIUSEPPE ROTUNO  *****

ONE SHOWING @ CINEMATIKI MAUI=FEB. 8, 2016 @ 6:45 PM ****

An original comedy that casts Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren in three different stories set throughout Italy. This gem from master filmmaker Vittorio de Sica was the 1964 Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film. Produced by Carlo Ponti and Joseph E. Levine.