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Monday 5 : 3:30 p.m

Martin Eden (with English subtitles)

Cinéma du Musée

Informations

Language

Bilingual

Visitors

65 and up
Adults
Young adults
Members

Type of activity

Cinéma du Musée

Monday 5 : 3:30 p.m

March 12 – April 5, 2021

Original multilingual version subtitled in English.

A film by Pietro Marcello.

Adapted from a 1909 novel by Jack London yet set in a provocatively unspecified moment in Italy’s history, Martin Eden is a passionate and enthralling narrative fresco in the tradition of the great Italian classics. Martin (played by the marvelously committed Luca Marinelli) is a self-taught proletarian with artistic aspirations who hopes that his dreams of becoming a writer will help him rise above his station and marry a wealthy young university student (Jessica Cressy). The dissatisfactions of working-class toil and bourgeois success lead to political awakening and destructive anxiety in this enveloping, superbly mounted bildungsroman.

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