A Special Day (1977)

Single Ticket: $20 Regular / $16 for Members
Four Film Bundle: $68 Regular / $64 for Members with Discount Code LEGENDS24

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Release Year

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Director

Ettore Scola

Producer

Carlo Ponti

Cast

Sophia Loren, Marcelo Mastroianni, John Vernon

Country

Italy

Runtime

106 min

Accessibility

Limited Mobility Access

June 9 Only!

In Rome, fascist supporter Emanuele (John Vernon) attends a parade commemorating Adolf Hitler’s historic meeting with Italian leader Benito Mussolini, leaving his apolitical wife, Antonietta (Sophia Loren), to tend to household duties. Antonietta encounters a man, Gabriele (Marcello Mastroianni), who appears surprisingly nonplussed by the political event. Over the course of the day, the two forge a close friendship that will forever change their perceptions of life, love and politics.

This special collaboration between Montclair Film and La Cinémathèque celebrates Legends of the Italian Cinema. Featuring a special Q&A with Gerard Amsellem, local teacher, artist, and filmmaker from New Wave Productions.

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After the Legends of the Italian Cinema screenings, continue the discussion and the love of all things Italian at Porta (499 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair). Receive 10% off your bill when you show your ticket for LA STRADA on 3/10/24, L’AVVENTURA on 4/14/24, MAMMA ROMA on 5/19/24 or A SPECIAL DAY on 6/9/24. Offer valid only on the same day as the screening. Limit one discount per ticket.

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