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March 22, 2012
06:00 pm

A Tribute to Nino Manfredi: Family Flaw: A film by Alberto Simone

Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo'
24 W 12th St
10011 New York, New York
United States

Un difetto di famiglia (Family Flaw, 85', 2002)
In Italian with English subtitles

Starring: Nino Manfredi, Lino Banfi
Followed by a Q&A with writer/director Alberto Simone and Roberta Manfredi (daughter of Nino Manfredi) "Family Flaw", written and directed by Alberto Simone, stars the late Nino Manfredi, one of the greatest actors in Italian film history.
The film tells the story of two elder brothers who have not spoken for the last 40 years over the homosexuality of one of them forced by the dying wishes of their mother to take an hilarious and eventful trip together through Italy to bring her casket to the family plot in the little village where she was born.With the wonderful music of Ennio Morricone and the backdrop of wonderful and picturesque Italian landscapes, the journey will be a sequence of unexpected occurrences, funny situations and heated turning points.