Cineclub at the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago
A series of six italian films based on novels or theatrical plays
May 16th at 6pm
The Days of Abandonment (I giorni dell’abbandono)
Introduced by Professor Cristina Lombardi-Diop — Loyola University
Italian Cultural Institute
500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450
Registration at https://days-of-abandonment.eventbrite.com
Olga, literary translator, wife and mother of two is suddenly abandoned by her husband for a younger woman.
With this she enters into a painful lapse that turns into despair and brings her to sleep and food deprivation.
After a descent into hell, the encounter of a serbian musician will help Olga start again her life.
Viewer discretion advised
Directed by Roberto Faenza
Based on the book "I giorni dell'abbandono" by Elena Ferrante
With Margherita Buy, Luca Zingaretti, Goran Bregovic
In Italian with English subtitles.
Free and open to the public.