Satyricon by Federico Fellini in Italian with English subtitles

Introduction and post screening discussion with Nick Walker

Director: Federico Fellini
Cast: Martin Potter, Hiram Keller
1969 | 2h 8 min | Drama

 

The film is loosely based on Petronius’s work Satyricon, written during the reign of the emperor Nero and set in imperial Rome. The film is divided into nine episodes, following the scholar Encolpius and his friend Ascyltus as they try to win the heart of the young boy Gitón, whom they both love, within the film’s depiction of a surreal and dreamlike Roman landscape and culture.

When: 30 June 2017

Time: from 7pm

Where: Italian Cultural Institute London

Entry: Free

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