Above: Movie poster for the film, "Passione"
Now in its sixth year, the San Diego Italian Film Festival has grown into an amazing conduit to enjoy Italian culture. From October 26th through November 11th, the festival features 17 spectacular movies that evoke laughter, tears, and passion.
John Turturro directs a spectacular and beautiful love poem to the city of Naples - a city of music, of culture, and most of all, extraordinary people.
The stunning and evocative music of Naples takes center stage in John Turturro's fourth directorial outing with magnificent results. Tuturro immerses us in the rich culture that lies within the complex city, exploring the dynamic music which continues to define traditions. richly textured and layered, Passione vibrantly combines archival footage with astonishing musical numbers on the streets, inside the sites and within the hearts of its people.
This is SDIFF's second movie in its "Film and Music" Series.
Please Note: $5 suggested donation