It is not as glamorous as the Cannes, not as original as the Sundance, not as old as Venice’s, but Rome’s International Film Festival is getting better every year and it has now become the world’s fourth most important event of its kind. The sixth edition of the Festival will be held from October 27 to November 4 in the beautiful surroundings of the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, the architectural complex realized in 2002 by Italian architect Renzo Piano.
Here are some of the major productions on show at the festival. Steven Spielberg will present his 3D cartoon “The Adventures of Tin Tin,” Luc Besson will propose the film “The Lady” on the Peace Nobel Prize Aung San Suu Kyi, while Oscar-awarded Curtis Hanson will tell the story of Lehman Brothers’ crack in “Too Big To Fail.”
On the red carpet you will admire actors as famous as Penelope Cruz, Michelle Williams – the protagonist of the film about Marilyn Monroe “My week with Marilyn”, Rupert Everett and Maggie Gyllenhall, who is the main character of the movie on the invention of the vibrator.
There will also be two 15-minute anticipations: Martin Scorsese‘s latest work “Hugo Cabret” and the Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part I.
Richard Gere will be given the Marc’Aurelio Acting Award.
A photo/video exhibit will be devoted to Audrey Hepburn from October 26 at Ara Pacis.
The complete program and tickets are available here. Hurry up, because tickets have been on sale since October 14.