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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Italian Movie Night at the ICC

Tuesday June 7, 2011
Garibaldi (Viva L'Italia) at Italian Cultural Institute, 8:30 PM
Directed by Roberto Rossellini. Starring Paolo Stoppa, Franco Interlenghi, Giovanna Ralli, Renzo Ricci, Oreste Lionello.
Historical, running time 106 min. - Italy 1961.
The Expedition of the Thousand in 1860 headed by Garibaldi, from the Quarto rock (May 5), till the Handshake of Teano (October 26) with King Victor Emanuel II.
On landing to Marsala, Garibaldi keeps on defeating the Bourbon troops. The final battle takes place along the river Volturno. After defeating the soldiers loyal to the king of Naples, Garibaldi meets King Victor Emanuel II and decides not to march on Rome and Venice, as his followers wish to; the unification of Italy is achieved under the aegis of Savoia's.
Italian with English subtitles

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