December 16, 2021

Virtual Film Club – Conversation Piece (1974)

Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/16/2021
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Categories


Each month we pick a culturally significant film for library patrons to watch on Kanopy. Watch the film on your own time, then meet with our virtual film club to discuss the film on Zoom. Registration is required.  Last day to register is December 14th. Email invitations for Zoom will be sent out the day prior to the event. Please check your email spam folder or call the library if you do not see the event invite.

Additional Resources*

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Turner Classic Movies entry

https://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/71470/conversation-piece#overview

Synopsis, credits, articles, etc.

Original Italian theatrical trailer (with English subtitles) = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XY_93j3gM1M\

REVIEWS:

DVD review (Slant Magazine) = https://www.combustiblecelluloid.com/classic/conversation_piece.shtml

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:

Extensive appreciation of Visconti:

https://www.sensesofcinema.com/2018/great-directors/luchino-visconti/

ADDITIONAL VIDEO RESOURCES:

Helmut Berger speaks about Visconti   (4’11”)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCf4zkYLQwk

The Life and Times of Count Luchino Visconti (2003) BBC documentary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4G7b3tpn3Q   (1 hour 42 minutes)

 

*All links accessed December 6, 2021.

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.