1259 LAVAZZA ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2019

Luna On SX - session times

Fri 18 Oct - Luna On SX    
1:30PM  LIFF19: ORDINARY HAPPINESS  (CTC) 2 hrs 3 mins
6:30PM  LIFF19: 10 DAYS WITHOUT MAMMA  (M) 1 hr 54 mins
8:40PM  LIFF19: THE INVISIBLE WITNESS  (M) 2 hrs 2 mins
Sat 19 Oct - Luna On SX    
2:15PM  LIFF19: AMAZING LEONARDO  (R) 1 hr 50 mins
4:15PM  LIFF19: LET ME INTRODUCE YOU TO SOFIA  (M) 1 hr 58 mins
6:30PM  LIFF19: THE INVISIBLE WITNESS  (M) 2 hrs 2 mins
8:45PM  LIFF19: THE CHAMPION  (M) 2 hrs 5 mins
Sun 20 Oct - Luna On SX    
1:15PM  LIFF19: ASPROMONTGE: LAND OF THE FORGOTTEN  (CTC) 1 hr 47 mins
3:30PM  LIFF19: TOMORROW'S A NEW DAY  (CTC) 2 hrs 1 min
5:45PM  LIFF19: WELCOME BACK MR PRESIDENT  (PG) 1 hr 56 mins
Mon 21 Oct - Luna On SX    
1:30PM  LIFF19: DON'T STOP ME NOW  (M) 2 hrs 5 mins
6:20PM  LIFF19: THE VICE OF HOPE  (M) 2 hrs 1 min
8:30PM  LIFF19: I'M NOT A KILLER  (CTC) 2 hrs 10 mins
Tue 22 Oct - Luna On SX    
11:00AM  LIFF19: ASPROMONTGE: LAND OF THE FORGOTTEN  (CTC) 1 hr 47 mins
1:30PM  LIFF19: ORDINARY HAPPINESS  (CTC) 2 hrs 3 mins
6:20PM  LIFF19: THE CHAMPION  (M) 2 hrs 5 mins
8:40PM  LIFF19: BANGLA  (CTC) 1 hr 44 mins
Wed 23 Oct - Luna On SX    
1:30PM  LIFF19: PAVAROTTI  (CTC) 2 hrs 14 mins
7:00PM SOLDOUT  LIFF19: PAVAROTTI  (CTC) 2 hrs 14 mins

LAVAZZA ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2019: 2 - 23 October

Mangia bene, ridi spesso, ama molto. As they say in Italy; “eat well, laugh often, love much”!

The 20th edition of the Lavazza Italian Film Festival will showcase 26 of the best new Italian films from the last year as well as classic cinematic gems and opening and closing night receptions.

Palace is also thrilled to be celebrating another important anniversary with Lavazza, the festival’s longstanding naming rights partner, who has been bringing the best Italian coffee to Palace Cinemas nationally for the last 16 years.

Check out details of our renowned opening (SOLD OUT) and closing (SOLD OUT) events below where you'll be treated to the tastes and sounds of Italy in advance of the screenings!

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LIFF19: Let Me Introduce You To Sofia (Ti presento Sofia) 98 mins

3226 LIFF19: Let Me Introduce You To Sofia Australian premiere Gabriele (Fabio De Luigi) is a divorced dad who owns a music store and is completely focused on taking care of his 10-year-old daughter Sofia who spends time with both parents. One day he bumps into his old friend Mara (the gorgeous Micaela Ramazzotti, Like Crazy) who - for the ... More
Luna On SX: Fri 18 Oct
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LIFF19: The Invisible Witness (Il testimone invisible) 102 mins

3224 LIFF19: The Invisible Witness Australian premiere When slick and successful businessman Adriano (Riccardo Scamarcio, Loro LIFF18) wakes up next to his dead mistress in a resort hotel room, he becomes the obvious chief suspect. He selects Virginia Ferrara (Maria Paiato, An Almost Perfect Town LIFF17), a veteran criminal ... More
Luna On SX: Fri 18 Oct
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LIFF19: Welcome Back Mr. President (Bentornato presidente) 96 mins

3223 LIFF19: Welcome Back Mr. President Australian premiere This sequel to the box-office smash hit of 2013 sees Giuseppe Peppino Garibaldi (a loveable Claudio Bisio) again facing the challenge of living up to his name! Peppino, a provincial librarian who became the accidental President of Italy, is now a father and has returned to a ... More
Luna On SX: Fri 18 Oct
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LIFF19: The Vice Of Hope (Il vizio della speranza) 96 mins

3236 LIFF19: The Vice Of Hope Australian premiere Following his acclaimed neo-gothic fairytale Indivisible (LIFF17), director Edoardo De Angelis’ powerful and award-winning new drama portrays a woman desperately striving to escape a life of vice and criminality. In a town on the far outskirts of Naples, trash-scarred ... More
Luna On SX: Fri 18 Oct
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LIFF19: 10 Days Without Mamma (10 giorni senza la mamma) 94 mins

3216 LIFF19: 10 Days Without Mamma Australian premiere Italian comedy royalty reunite in Alessandro Genovesi’s hilarious new comedy about a father left in charge of his three children while mum goes away on a 10-day holiday… What could possibly go wrong?  Carlo (Fabio De Luigi, Put Nonna in the Freezer, LIFF18) ... More
Luna On SX: Fri 18 Oct
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LIFF19: Ordinary Happiness (Momenti di trascurabile felicitÓ) 93 mins

3217 LIFF19: Ordinary Happiness Australian premiere In this humorous contemplation on life, director Daniele Luchetti (Those Happy Years LIFF14) loosely adapts the short stories of Francesco Piccolo into a curiously charming metaphysical comedy starring Italian comedian and satirist Pierfrancesco “Pif” Diliberto (The ... More
Luna On SX: Fri 18 Oct
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LIFF19: Amazing Leonardo (Io, Leonardo) 90 mins

3240 LIFF19: Amazing Leonardo Australian premiere World Premiering as the 2019 LA Italia Film Festival’s opening night selection, this extraordinary biopic marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death and stars Italian A-lister Luca Argentero (Eat Pray Love, 2010). Amazing ... More
Screening: Sat 19 Oct
Luna On SX: Sat 19 Oct
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LIFF19: The Champion (Il campione) 105 mins

3212 LIFF19: The Champion Australian premiere Set in the glossy world of professional, millionaire footballers in Italy, The Champion wonderfully pairs the talents of versatile veteran Stefano Accorsi (The Italian Race LIFF16) with an extraordinary Andrea Carpenzano (Boys Cry LIFF18) in this story of friendship, betrayal, ... More
Screening: Sat 19 Oct - Tue 22 Oct at:
Luna On SX: Sat 19 Oct
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LIFF19: Aspromonte: Land of The Forgotten (Aspromonte, la terra degli ultimi) 87 mins

3225 LIFF19: Aspromonte: Land of The Forgotten Australian premiere At the end of the 1950s in Africo, a small village in the southern valley of Aspromonte, a woman dies in childbirth because a doctor fails to arrive on time. No road connects Africo with the other villages.  In the wake of this tragedy, all of Africo’s citizens - ... More
Screening: Sun 20 Oct - Tue 22 Oct at:
Luna On SX: Sun 20 Oct
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LIFF19: Tomorrow's A New Day (Domani Ŕ un altro giorno) 101 mins

3221 LIFF19: Tomorrow's A New Day Australian premiere Italian greats Marco Giallini and Valerio Mastandrea star in this exceptional remake of the multi award-winning Spanish-Argentinian favourite Truman, imbued with a very Roman flavour. When theatre actor Giuliano (Giallini) receives an unexpected visit from his ... More
Screening: Sun 20 Oct
Luna On SX: Sun 20 Oct
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LIFF19: Don't Stop Me Now (Ma cosa ci dice il cervello) 100 mins

3222 LIFF19: Don't Stop Me Now Australian premiere After the enormous success of Like a Cat on a Highway (LIFF18), actor Paola Cortellesi and her director husband Riccardo Milani team up for the fifth time to deliver this entertaining spy comedy. Giovanna (Cortellesi) is a plain-Jane mum, who divides her time between her ... More
Screening: Mon 21 Oct
Luna On SX: Mon 21 Oct
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LIFF19: I'm Not A Killer (Non sono un assassino) 110 mins

3214 LIFF19: I'm Not A Killer Australian premiere Italian cinema heavyweight Ricardo Scamarcio (Euphoria, LIFF18) is enigmatic starring alongside Alessio Boni (The Tourist, 2010) and Edoardo Pesce (Dogman, LIFF18) in this absorbing whodunnit. One livid dawn, a cold and damp wind blows as a man walks alone through the ... More
Screening: Mon 21 Oct
Luna On SX: Mon 21 Oct
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LIFF19: Bangla (Bangla) 84 mins

3218 LIFF19: Bangla Australian Premiere A romantic comedy with a huge heart and charm to match, promising director Phaim Bhuiyan’s debut is a fresh and spirited portrait of the complications of young love caught between very different beliefs. Phaim (played by the director himself) is a twenty-two-year-old ... More
Screening: Tue 22 Oct
Luna On SX: Tue 22 Oct
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LIFF19: Pavarotti 114 mins

3241 LIFF19: Pavarotti Australian premiere Luciano Pavarotti’s charm, charisma, and impressive ability to hit the high-C earned him a level of renown on par with the biggest pop stars. He brought opera to the masses and in acclaimed director Ron Howard’s inspiring documentary, it is easy to see why. Luciano ... More
Screening: Wed 23 Oct
Luna On SX

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Wednesday, 23 October
1:30PM 

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LIFF19 Closing Night: Pavarotti (SOLD OUT) 114 mins

3243 LIFF19 Closing Night: Pavarotti (SOLD OUT) Enjoy a live performance of one of the great tenor’s classics, Nessun Dorma by Paul O’Neill, courtesy of West Australian Opera, along with a glass of prosecco and tasty Italian treats from Parlapa, ' a hidden Italian gem in Freo' at  6.30pm before the 7.00pm screening of ... More
Screening: Wed 23 Oct
Luna On SX

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Wednesday, 23 October
7:00PM SOLDOUT

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