Join us in celebrating the opening weekend of the Italian box office smash-hit and festival favourite PERFECT STRANGERS at our Sunday Soirée on January 29.
Tickets include a Limoncello di Capri cocktail or Peroni on arrival* plus your chance to win a complete box set of the 2015 Lavazza Italian Film Festival featuring 24 films, valued at $135. Arrival drinks from 4pm. Film starts 4.30pm.
Not just a box office hit but also a national phenomenon, Paolo Genovese’s latest dramedy, which opened the 2016 Lavazza Italian Film Festival, has got audiences all over the world asking: How well do we really know those closest to us?
Fuelled by a fiendishly clever screenplay and an all-star cast, PERFECT STRANGERS gathers a group of good friends around the dining table – three 30-something couples and a bachelor – where one suggests they make all SMSs and phone calls public across the course of the night. The reason: to prove they have nothing to hide.
What seems like an innocent experiment results in some eye-opening disclosures – even a swapping of phones in a desperate concealment attempt – that shows how performance dominates our public lives.
In an age where the only thing we always carry with us is our phone, never has the time been so ripe to offer such a cinematic take on a classic morality conundrum.
WINNERBest Film and Best Screenplay, David di Donatello Awards 2016.
WINNER Silver Ribbon for Best Comedy and Special Silver Ribbon for Ensemble Cast, Nastro D’Argento Awards 2016.
WINNER Best Screenplay, Tribeca Film Festival 2016
*while stocks last