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A great Piazza for great actors: Gérard Depardieu in Locarno!

A great Piazza for great actors: Gérard Depardieu in Locarno!

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Another hit for the Festival del film Locarno with another excellent guest. A giant of the international cinema – Gérard Depardieu – will be in Locarno in order to commemorate his artistic fellowship with the friend and director Maurice Pialat, dead in 2003.

This movie couple sealed an effervescent season of the French cinema to whom the Festival del film Locarno wants to pay homage showing the movies generated by their collaboration: Loulou (1980), Police (1985), Sous le Soleil de Satan (Under the Sun of Satan, 1987) and Le Garçu (1995).

A series of tribute screenings which will reach its peak the night of Monday (August 8) when Gérard Depardieu and the producer Sylvie Pialat, wife of the dead director, will receive the greeting and applause of the Piazza Grande; the following day, at 12.15 a.m., the Spazio Forum will host them on the occasion of a conversation with the audience, moderated by the Artistic Director of the festival, Olivier Père.

Lorenzo Buccella

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