Fabrica film showing

Mid-August Lunch

A cosy film-screening of the modern classic that’s all about family
Tuesday 6 December, 6pm – 8.30pm. £1 entry, refreshments provided.

Fabrica and Strike a Light offers a special viewing of this fabulous film, amongst a suitably comforting selection of beanbags, blankets, mulled wine, cocoa and mince pies.

Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only outlet from her and the increasing debt into which they are sinking, are the increasingly frequent quiet sessions at the local tavern. As an Oriental saying goes, ‘Moments of crisis are moments of opportunities’. These appear during the celebration of the holiday of Ferragosto on 15 August. That’s when everybody leaves town to have fun. Opportunity knocks on Gianni’s door in the most unexpected way…

Gianni Di Gregorio’s debut film, in which he plays his mother’s cash-strapped carer, is a delightful and witty homage to older people
Philip French, The Observer