Maciste in Vacanza (Maciste on Holiday) 1921

Maciste in Vacanza (Maciste on Holiday) 1921

WHEN: Wednesday, 2 June 2010

TIME: 6.00 pm

WHERE: Australian Cinémathèque, Gallery of Modern Art, Cinema A

 

35MM, COLOUR, 72 MINUTES AT 20FPS (1644 M), ITALY, SILENT, ITALIAN INTERTITLES (ENGLISH SUBTITLES) / DIRECTOR: LUIGI ROMANO BORGNETTO / SCRIPT: ALESSANDRO DE STEFANI / PRODUCTION: ITALA FILM / PRINT SOURCE: MUSEO NAZIONALE DEL CINEMA, TURIN


‘The stress of the frantic pace of modern life spares no one, not even Maciste, over-burdened with work and besieged by fans. A reinvigorating holiday is what he desires, above all if he can frolic through the countryside in his new little one-seat automobile, baptised “Diattolina” and loved by the giant like a wife. The honeymoon is doomed however by the price of popularity. In the street, the hotel, or the restaurant, everyone has problems to put before the hero of the cinematograph: mischievous brothers, annoying wives, cows that don't give milk, loves not reciprocated.... there is nothing which cannot be solved by Maciste! Maciste in vacanza stands out as one of the most anarchic and amusing titles of the series.’ (Stella Dagna & Claudia Gianetto, Museo Nazionale del Cinema, Turin). Live musical accompaniment is provided on the Australian Cinémathèque’s restored 1929 Wurlitzer Style 260 (Special) theatre pipe organ by organist David Bailey. Restored in 2008 by the Cineteca del Comune di Bologna, the Cineteca Nazionale di Roma and the Museo Nazionale del Cinema, Turin.


Where: Australian Cinémathèque, Gallery of Modern Art, Cinema A
When: Wednesday the 2nd of June at 6.00pm
More information: FREE EVENT - NO BOOKING REQUIRED

GETTING TO THE CINEMATHEQUE
The Australian Cinémathèque is located at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), the second site of the Queensland Art Gallery. The two buildings are located within easy walking distance of each other (150 metres), and are part of the Queensland Cultural Bank Parklands. For and access map and further location details please visit our website: http://www.qag.qld.gov.au/

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