HOSTEL DES ARTISTES ROME BLOG

SHOOTING IN CINECITTÁ: THE FOUR DECADES OF ROMAN HOLLYWOOD

By | January 19, 2015

Shooting in Cinecittà, 1937-1989 is a sentimental journey through some decades of Italian and world history, not just a mere exhibition. This brand new event will be launched on January 24 in those Cinecittà Studios which were home to artists such as Sergio Leone, Fellini, De Sica only to name a few. Visitors will be taken on a tour in the Dream Factory of Italian and International film productions from the Second World War up to the Eighties: over 120 films shot in fourty years that millions of people from all over the world wouldn’t hesitate to associate to specific moments or memories in their lives. Shooting in Cinecittà is meant to be a permanent display of photographs, customs and movies excerpts across four main film genres: Spaghetti Western, Hollywood on the Tiber, Neorealism and Italian Comedy, from The Siege of the Alcazar, 1940 to The Iron Crown, 1941; from the Miracle in Milan, 1951 to Bellissima, 1951. A specific section focuses on stars such as Audrey Hepburn, Jayne Mansfield, Ava Gardner and Italian Loren, Lollobrigida, Mangano. And of course due attention will be paid to milestones such as Cleopatra and Ben Hur, starting from customs.
Cinecittà Studios & exhibitions are open every day but Tuesdays, from 9:30 am to 7 pm.
From Hostel Des Artistes you can reach this venue by catching metro line A and getting off at Cinecittà stop: ask our staff for more details!

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