In the earthy, captivatingly idiosyncratic Martin Eden, a lowly sailor romances a sophisticated young woman while plunging into an epic love affair with literature and intellectual curiosity in 20th-century Italy.
Italy/France 2019 | 128 minutes | In Italian and French, with English subtitles | Censors rating: M violence & offensive language
Director: Pietro Marcello | With: Luca Marinelli, Jessica Cressy, Vicenzo Nemolato, Marco Leonardi, Denise Sardisco, Carmen Pommella, Carlo Cecchi
- Online Premiere:
Fri 31 Jul, 6:00pm. Tickets on sale from 10 Jul.
- Online Rental:
Sat 1 Aug, 10:00am until Thu 6 Aug, 11:00pm. Tickets on sale from 25 Jul.
- In Cinema Screenings:
Wed 29 Jul, 6:30pm Regent, Dunedin*
Wed 29 Jul, 8:00pm Roxy Cinema, Wellington*
Thu 30 Jul, 2:00pm Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth*
Thu 30 Jul, 5:50pm The Capitol Cinema, Auckland*
Thu 30 Jul, 6:00pm SBS St James Theatre, Gore*
Fri 31 July, 6:00pm Lumière Cinemas, Christchurch*
Fri 31 Jul, 7:45pm Monterey Cinemas Howick, Auckland*
Fri 31 Jul, 7:45pm Rialto, Tauranga*
Sat 1 Aug, 12:50pm The Capitol Cinema, Auckland*
Sat 1 Aug, 2:00pm Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth*
Sun 2 Aug, 4:00pm Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch*
Sun 2 Aug, 6:05pm Bridgeway Cinemas, Auckland*
Thu 6 Aug, 5:50pm The Capitol Cinema, Auckland*
* Tickets on sale from individual cinemas
About the Filmmaker:
Pietro Marcello was born in Caserta, Italy and attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Napoli. His fiction feature debut, Lost and Beautiful, screened at the festival in 2016. Selected filmography: the Silence of The Pelesjan (2011), the Mouth of The Wolf (2009), Crossing the Line (2007).
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