Girl with the Suitcase (La ragazza con la valigia) Friday, October 13, 2023 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Introduced by Alessandro Carrera, University of Houston
Abandoned by a playboy aristocrat, a showgirl (Claudia Cardinale) makes do with his younger brother in this moving study of adolescence and class, filmed in Parma and Rimini.
Organized by Camilla Cormanni and Paolo Ruggiero, with thanks to Marco Cicala and Germana Ruscio, Cinecittà.
Generous support has been provided by the Vaughn Foundation and Consulate General of Italy in Houston.
Special thanks to our cultural partner Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles, Professor Alessandro Carrera from the University of Houston, and Kate MacKay, UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive.
Girl with the Suitcase (La ragazza con la valigia)
Directed by Valerio Zurlini
(Italy/France, 1961, 96 minutes, in Italian and Latin with English subtitles)
Brown Auditorium Theater, Digital