The places of the film story: Sicily (1998)
The Places of the film story: Sicily (1998) are included in the "Regional Map of Places of Identity and Memory" (LIM) established by the Region of Sicily with DA n. 8410 of 03/12/2009
The sector of reference is that relating to the “places of the southern identity of Sicily in the cinematographic transpositions of the literary text - "Sicilia", 1998, (from "Conversation in Sicily" by Elio Vittorini) directed by Jean Marie Straub and Daniela Huillet
The places included in the IWB:
- Pier on the strait (Messina);
- Grammichele (province of Catania);
- Railway station (Catania);
- Rocky coast (Syracuse)
Sicily! is a 1999 film, directed by Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub.
The black and white film is based on an adaptation of the novel by Elio Vittorini Conversation in Sicily, published in 1941.
The two directors presented the film in the Un Certain Regard section at the 52nd Cannes Film Festival.
Sicily! it is the story of a man who returns for a visit to his native land, Sicily, after having lived in New York for several years.
(Text source: Wikipedia)
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