Birthplace of Giallo, Italy is the guest of honor this year, with th epresence of 16 authors. This highlight goes with a cinema program selection linked to the invited authors.
Mafia, a recurring theme in Italian noir cinema, but also in American productions, will be the subject of a special evening at the PathéBellecour on Friday 6th April at 7 :45pm, with two films, one Italian and one American :Black Souls/LesAmes noiresetThe Drop/Quandvient la nuit. The evening will be launched by Francesco Munzi, director of Black Souls, andGioacchinoCriaco, author of the eponymous novel.
The authors MimmoGangemi, Carlo Lucarelli and Antonio Lanzetta will introduce three noir film classics at the Comoedia :Why ?/Détenuenattente de jugement by Nanni Loy, never released in France ; One hundred steps/Les Cent pas by Marco TullioGiordana ; andSuburra by Stefano Sollima.