L'immagine e la parola
Sunday, March 13th
The last day of the event will start at 10 am with the screening of Pinocchio directed by Enzo d’Alò, with drawings by Mattotti and music by Lucio Dalla. The event, dedicated to the families, is presented in collaboration with Cinemagia. Sunday afternoon at 2.30pm will bring a rare screening of La pattuglia sperduta by Piero Nelli, one of the “forgotten masterpieces” of Italian cinema, and the inspiration for a series of previously unpublished drawings by Lorenzo Mattotti which the artist has made available for the occasion.
This year the event is further enhanced by a theater performance (Teatro Kursaal, 5.00pm) adapted from the book Jekyll & Hyde by Lorenzo Mattotti and Jerry Kramsky, on their part of course inspired of course by Robert Louis Stevenson’s celebrated tale. The artist’s drawings will be projected on stage at the Kursaal theater, with dialogue performed by local actors Margherita Coldesina and Davide Gagliardi, joined by musicians Paolo Mattotti and Giovanni Gianda Bedetti.
The closing event of Festival del film Locarno’s spring-time literary season will be an international previews of the latest film by Werner Herzog: Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World, a documentary meditation on the Age of the Internet.