Film

Mamma Roma

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Dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini (1962).
Anna Magnani erupts in the very first scene and, however subdued thereafter, her Vesuvian presence insures that Pasolini’s second feature—a studied attempt to fuse neo-realism with Fra Angelico—will not lack for energy.

Fridays-Sundays, 1, 3:30, 5:40, 7:50 & 10 p.m.; Mon., Jan. 24, 1, 3:30, 5:40, 7:50 & 10 p.m.; Tue., Jan. 25, 1, 3:30, 5:40, 7:50 & 10 p.m. Starts: Jan. 21. Continues through Jan. 23, 2011

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