IFF20: PINOCCHIO - OPENING NIGHT (sold out) 125 mins

3707 IFF20: PINOCCHIO - OPENING NIGHT (sold out)

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Thursday, 1 October

Pinocchio returns to the silver screen in a multi-award winning new live-action adaptation of the classic story of a wooden puppet who longs to become a real human boy.

Join us at 7pm for the opening night of the Italian Film Festival with live music from Mr Accordion Man, a glass of prosecco, goodie bags, an opening address from Italian Consul, Mr Nicolò COSTANTINI, and favoloso Italian fare from Golden Ravioli prepared by Egidio Squillace and his team at Birraz Ristobar in Mt Hawthorn. Pinocchio screens at 7:30pm.

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In this faithful re-imagining of the 1883 iconic classic children’s tale by Carlo Collodi, director and co-writer Matteo Garrone creates a rich fantasy world of mystery and wonder, starring Oscar winner Roberto Benigni in the role of Geppetto and Federico Ielapi as the most famous puppet in history. Inspired by a visiting puppet show, the melancholy and poor Geppetto carves a puppet of his own and finds himself

A beautifully crafted gothic masterpiece, Pinocchio delivers a moral lesson with universal emotional resonance.