Italian Film Society

image002.jpgFriday, 29th February 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... Matrimonio all'Italiana (Marriage, Italian Style) (1964) 102 mins Dir. Vittorio De Sica with Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren. Nominated for two Oscars. Plot synopsis: Domenico, a successfull businessman, with an eye for the girls, begins an affair with Filumena when she is 17 years old. She becomes a prostitute, but also becomes the mistress of Domenico. He eventually sets her up in an apartment, and she works for him in his various businesses. She secretly bears three children, who are raised by nannys. Domenico starts planning to marry a young employee. Filumena tricks him into marriage by pretending to be dying. Domenico annuls the marriage. Filumena then tells him of the three children. She says that one of the children belongs to Domenico, but will not say which one is his. You start to believe that all of the children could be his, and Domenico then marries Filumena again, this time willingly. Details: 7:30 aperitif courtesy of Peroni 8:00 screening starts Entry is £8 Space is limited; Kindly RSVP total number of guests to (visit for more info)