Montreal celebrates Paolo Virzi' with exhibition

(AGI) Montreal, June 25 - The Italian Institute of Culture inMontreal celebrated Paolo Virzi' with a retrospective dedicatedto the Italian film director, writer, and producer, whoserecent works have garnered acclaim from the critics and public.His latest production "Il capitale umano" won the David diDonatello Award. He is widely considered to be heir andinnovator of Italy's traditional comedy style. He tacklesthorny issues with compelling irony. Six films were selectedfor the exhibition with the collaboration of Cinecitta' Luceand will be shown at the Cinematheque Quebecoise with Frenchsubtitles. The retrospective will open with

(AGI) Montreal, June 25 - The Italian Institute of Culture inMontreal celebrated Paolo Virzi' with a retrospective dedicatedto the Italian film director, writer, and producer, whoserecent works have garnered acclaim from the critics and public.His latest production "Il capitale umano" won the David diDonatello Award. He is widely considered to be heir andinnovator of Italy's traditional comedy style. He tacklesthorny issues with compelling irony. Six films were selectedfor the exhibition with the collaboration of Cinecitta' Luceand will be shown at the Cinematheque Quebecoise with Frenchsubtitles. The retrospective will open with his first work, "Labella vita", followed by "Ferie d'agosto", which won the Daviddi Donatello in 1996 and the Nastro d'Argento in 1997."Ovosodo", which came out in 1997 and received the jury'sspecial award at the Venice Film Festival, will be the thirdfilm shown, followed by "My name is Tanino", shot in Sicily,Canada, and the U.S., and finally "Baci e Abbracci" and"Caterina va in citta'", in which Margherita Buy won the Daviddi Donatello and Nastro d'Argento in 2004 as best supportingactress. (AGI). .