SACI Film Night: The Tiger and the Snow

Spring 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 7:45 pm  ~  Film Night.  Film shown in SACI’s Clayton Hubbs Lecture Hall (Palazzo dei Cartelloni): The Tiger and the Snow (2005, 1 hour 58 minutes), directed by Roberto Benigni.

The film is a romantic comedy set in contemporary Rome and in occupied Baghdad during the Iraq War. The story, inspired by the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty," features singer-songwriter Tom Waits as himself in recurring dream sequences, and a surprise ending. The opening scene is a celebration of love, with an abundance of poetic references mentioned in the closing credits.