[PAST EVENT] Film: Pranzo di Ferragosto (Mid-August Lunch)
Access & Features
- Open to the public
Directed by: Gianni Di Gregorio
Release date: 2008
Awards: The film was awarded the "Luigi De Laurentiis" Award for a First Feature Film at the 65th Venice Film Festival in 2008.
Plot: Gianni, who is struggling to pay their flat's communal charges, is looking after his 93-year-old mother during Italy’s biggest summer holiday, Ferragosto. He makes end meet by looking after other elderly women for the holidays while their families go away, including the mothers of his landlord and doctor, who will forgive his debts in exchange.