Italian Film Festival


l'amore molesto

Info: 1995, 104 min

Language: IT, EN Subtitles

Director: Mario Martone

Cast: Anna Bonaiuto, Angela Luce, Licia Maglietta


  • Sunday January 8, 2017 - 3:00 pm

"A noir mystery... Adventurous and unexpectedly engrossing." Time Out

Based on the novel by Elena Ferrante, this is mystery drama picked up the Best Actress Award at Cannes, and two David di Donatello awards (Best Director, Supporting Actress). What happened to Amalia? Who was with her the night she died? Her daughter Delia is saddened by the news, but not surprised. She considers her mother to be a disgrace even before she hears of the sordid circumstances of her death. Delia travels home to Naples for the funeral and tries to piece together her mother’s recent life. By doing so, she starts to confront her childhood memories that shaped their family history.