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Ended Thu Aug 03 2023Sun Aug 20 2023
Opera | MIFF 2023 | IIC Melbourne

OperaDir. Dario Argento, ItalyAfter bringing bloodshed to a ballet school in Suspiria (also screening at MIFF 2023), the giallo maestro wreaks operatic havoc on a soprano tackling a Shakespeare adaptation. Theatre folks consider it a curse to utter the title of Macbeth while staging a production of Shakespeare’s historical tragedy, a superstition shared by their opera […]

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Suspiria | MIFF 2023 | IIC Melbourne

SuspiriaDir. Dario Argento, ItalyWith a title derived from the Latin phrase ‘sighs from the depths’, Dario Argento’s most famous film is an undeniable masterwork of skin-crawling terror. Argento’s beloved classic fuses the refined and graceful movements of ballet with the bloody horror and melodrama of Italian giallo. Suzy is an American dance student who arrives at […]

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Do You Like Hitchcock? | MIFF 2023 | IIC Melbourne

Do You Like Hitchcock?Dir. Dario Argento Italy, SpainIf you like Hitchcock, you’ll love Dario Argento’s exhilarating 2005 homage to the Master ofSuspense. Giulio is a Rome film student obsessed with the work of Alfred Hitchcock. He spends his time watching movies and spying on his attractive neighbour, Sasha, who he discovers frequents the same video […]

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The Cat o’ Nine Tails | MIFF 2023 | IIC Melbourne

The Cat o’ Nine TailsDir. Dario Argento Italy, France, West GermanyDo murderous thoughts lurk in our very DNA? Dario Argento interrogates nature vs nurture inhis suspenseful second film. When a mysterious break-in occurs at the Terzi Institute for genetic research, the only thing amiss is the glaring lack of stolen goods. But these apparently low […]

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The Bird With the Crystal Plumage | MIFF 2023 | IIC Melbourne

The Bird With the Crystal PlumageDir. Dario Argento Italy, West GermanyIn Dario Argento’s assured and tense debut, an American expat in Rome is entangled in a serial killer’s web. Sam Dalmas is a struggling writer living abroad with his girlfriend Julia (Suzy Kendall, To Sir, With Love); he makes ends meet by writing manuals about […]

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Four Flies on Grey Velvet | MIFF 2023 | IIC Melbourne

Four Flies on Grey VelvetDir. Dario Argento Italy, FranceA quirky and lesser-known piece of the Italian giallo maestro’s tapestry, and a lesson in cinematic innovation. Roberto, a drummer in a rock band, is being watched by a mysterious man. He follows the shady figure into a theatre, where a struggle ensues; Roberto accidentally stabs the […]

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The Black Cat | MIFF 2023 | IIC Melbourne

The Black CatDir. Dario Argento Italy, USAHarvey Keitel stars in this adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s tale of obsession and violence, nowsplendidly restored by Cinecittà. Rod Usher (Keitel) is no stranger to the dark and gruesome; he’s frequently called on by local police to documenthorrific crime scenes. But when his girlfriend Annabel, a violinist, brings […]

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Deep Red | MIFF 2023 | IIC Melbourne

Deep RedDir. Dario Argento ItalyHailed as one of the greatest giallo works ever made, this oneiric fever dream about an amateur sleuth attracted praise from Alfred Hitchcock himself. When a psychic is brutally murdered in her apartment, English jazz pianist Marcus – a resident of the same building – teams up with Gianna, an Italian […]

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DIRECTOR IN FOCUS: ARGENTO RESTORED | MIFF 2023 | IIC MELBOURNE

DIRECTOR IN FOCUS: ARGENTO RESTORED Presented by Italian Cultural Institute of Melbourne, Director in Focus: Argento Restored will see horror lovers rejoice in a huge film project of twelve brand new 4k restorations by the master of Italian horror. Restored by Cinecittà and overseen by the director himself, all restorations will screen at Melbourne International […]

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INCROCI – Clara Belladone

Clara Belladone, Viola   > Clara Belladone in concert on the IIC Melbourne Vimeo channel: click here   Programme • A. Solbiati, Corde I ( I versione 1991-II versione 2004) J. S. Bach, suite n° 3 Preludio • Solbiati, Corde II (2004) • Bach, suite n° 3 – Allemanda • D. Turi, Elegia (2021) • Bach, […]

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