Restless reporter Marcello Rubini drifts through life in Rome. While Marcello contends with the overdose taken by his girlfriend, Emma, he also pursues heiress Maddalena and movie star Sylvia, embracing a carefree approach to living. Despite his hedonistic attitude, Marcello does have moments of quiet reflection, resulting in an intriguing cinematic character study.
This film is part of our Cannes Palme d’Or Series. Screenings are free to the public thanks to the generous support of the Friends of the South Orange Public Library. Films will be introduced by Gerard Amsellem and a Q&A will follow the screening. Refreshments will be served.