Italian Film Society

image002.jpgTuesday, 29th January 2008 7:30pm Entry is £8 The Italian Film Society of London dates back to 1915 but has ceased to exist for many decades. It's revival took place on 19 September at the Horse Hospital with a screening of the legendary 8 ½ by Fellini to a audience of over 80 people. The Italian Film Society is back. The Italian Film Society cordially invites you to... L'Ultima Capodanno della Humanita' (Humanity's Last New Year's Eve) 1998 - 109 mins. Dir. Marco Risi with Monica Bellucci 31WHeLN05TL._AA200_.jpg Plot synopsis: New year's eve at "The Islands" condos. An aging countess's party is crashed by the soccer team from her gigolo's town. While dressing for a dinner party, the wealthy Guilia discovers her husband's affair with her best friend and vows revenge. Next door, a family prepares their vintage Dodge for a drive through the streets. A call girl ties up a lawyer while, unbeknownst to him, three men await the right moment to break into his office. Across the hall, a woman downs pills in a lonely suicide attempt. Two young men hide out in a bedroom smoking dope; one of them has some dynamite. As midnight approaches, each group draws closer to grotesque tragedy. Preceding the film will be the following short film: Guinea Pig Dir. Antonello De Leo 2007, 16.5 mins In order to make money to provide medical care for her sick girl, a woman ultimately decides to undergo a scientific experiment that will prove to be torturous. Details: 7:30 aperitif courtesy of Peroni and Stormhoek Winery 8:00 screening starts Entry is £8 Space is limited; Kindly RSVP total number of guests to (visit for more info)