Invitation to Marco Bellocchio

An important director of Italian films, Marco Bellocchio is a tireless prober of the Italian soul and its political and social elements, with films such as Good Morning, Night, Devil in the Flesh or Vincere... This eternal insurgent will premiere The Traitor, selected for competition this year at the Cannes Film Festival.

In collaboration with L'Institut Culturel Italien de Lyon   IIC Lione


Fists in the Pocket by Marco Bellocchio (I pugni in tasca, 1965, 1h45)
The young Alessandro is one of four siblings. Epileptic and dreaming of a utopia for his successful brother, he tries to eliminate anyone who will stand in the way, but things do not go as planned... A début film with a ferocious sense of claustrophobia.
Lumière Terreaux Tue.15 2:45pm  | Lumière Bellecour Thu.17 9:30pm | UGC Astoria Sat.19 8:30pm

Good Morning, Night by Marco Bellocchio (2003, 1h45)
Rome, 1978. Committed to a movement, Chiara participates in the kidnapping and sequestration of Aldo Moro. Through her eyes, we catch a glimpse of the period of political violence... A bold and intense picture that covers the complex era of the Red Brigade.
Pathé Bellecour Sun.13 9pm | Comoedia Tue.15 5pm

Vincere by Marco Bellocchio (2009, 2h04)
The story - and the unshakeable faith - of the hidden mistress of Mussolini and their child. The latter is acknowledged, only to be quckly disowned... An intense portrait of a woman, a tragic heroine exposing the heart of the Mussolini ideology.
Pathé Bellecour Wed.16 10:45am | Lumière Bellecour Sat.19 4:45pm

The Traitor by Marco Bellocchio (Il traditore, 2019, 2h31)
In the early 1980s, during a violent war of the Sicilian mafia, one of its members; fed up with the excessive violence, decides to denounce the whole organization of Cosa Nostra to Judge Falcone... The true and decisive story of Tommaso Buscetta. Officially selected for competition in Cannes 2019.
Institut Lumière Tue.15 3:15pm | Pathé Bellecour Wed.16 5:15pm

Meet Marco Bellocchio
Comédie Odéon Wed.16 3pm

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