NWFC: Juliet of the Spirits

When:
March 14, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2015-03-14T19:00:00-07:00
2015-03-14T21:00:00-07:00
Where:
Whitsell Auditorium, inside the Portland Art Museum

DIRECTOR: FEDERICO FELLINI
ITALY, 1965

The female counterpoint to 8½, Fellini ventures deeply into the surreal as JULIET OF THE SPIRITS explores the repressed desires of a bourgeois housewife, played by Giulietta Masina who stars as a middle-aged woman haunted by hallucinations from her past and subconscious. While her husband philanders, she consults clairvoyants and mediums and escapes into a world of imagination drawn from the “spirits” of her past, present, and future. In an effort to prevent her world from crumbling, she confronts the specters and fantasies that have imprisoned her throughout her life. A lavish and baroque visual spectacle, JULIET boasts Gianni de Venanzo’s brilliant cinematography, a memorable score by Nino Rota, and the opulent fashion designs of Piero Gheradi, who won Oscars for Best Costume Design for LA DOLCE VITA and 8½. Winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Picture. (148 mins.)

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View the full schedule of the Northwest Film Center’s Italian Style film series, screening March 6 – 22 in celebration of Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945.

 

Accessibility

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for the lecture.
Please email access@pam.org 2-3 weeks in advance, or call 503-226-2811.