Director , Ferzan Ozpetek, ”Mine Vaganti,” “Hamam,”/”Steam: The Turkish Bath,” discusses his latest film, ”Magnifica Presenza,”/”Magnificent Presence.”
Do you believe in fantasmi/ghosts? 3o year old, croissant baker by night, and trying to be actor by day, Pietro (Elio Germano), does!
If something is too good to be true, it usually is. When living with his cousin gets old, Pietro finds a great inexpensive apartment with a catch. After signing the lease, he comes to find the apartment is haunted by a stage company who were murdered in the theater, years earlier. This quirky group of theater actors will make The Addams Family look good.
Additional films showing at OPEN ROADS: New Italian Cinema, June 8-14, 2012, “Terraferma” Emanuele Crialese,
Article by Sharon Abella