Ferrante Fever (12)
Italian Cultural Association Present
Thu 01 Jan 1970
£7* | £5* students/under 25s | 3 films for £18* | £6* for Italian Cultural Association
Dir. Giacomo Durzi
2017 | 74 mins | Italy, France
Italian/French with English subtitles
Presented in partnership with the Italian Cultural Association.
With over 5 million copies of her Neapolitan Novels sold and publication rights in 50 countries, Elena Ferrante is a global literary sensation. A journey between New York Citys cultural hub and Ferrantes native Italy explores how an anonymous, translated authors visceral tales of love and friendship gained such an enthusiastic following.
Ann Goldstein, Sarah McNally, Jonathan Franzen and others weigh in on the Ferrante craze and what makes her workand her mysterious personaso uniquely captivating.
The film will be introduced by Dr. Alessia Risi, Lecturer in Italian at the University of Exeter, specialist in Italian womens writing, Elena Ferrante in particular.