Q&A with Tommaso Ragno

The past asserts itself in the present in the latest fiction feature from Mario Martone, a richly traced, Naples-set drama about a man’s return to the city in which he grew up and the skeletons in the closet that he rediscovers upon arrival. Pierfrancesco Favino stars as Felice, who has been away from Italy for 40 years, having emigrated to Egypt, where he now has a successful construction business and is happily married. He reunites with his mother, whose health is rapidly declining, and soon crosses paths with a figure from his past, Oreste (Tommaso Ragno), who has, in his absence, become the old neighborhood’s top crime boss. Favino is utterly mesmerizing as a man haunted by a past that is drifting ever more into obscurity while at the same time manifesting itself tragically in the here and now. A Breaking Glass Pictures release.

We’re excited to introduce a dinner and a movie combo with our Italian programming this June, including Nostaglia. For $30, receive one ticket to Nostaglia and a select menu item at Café Paradiso, located in FLC’s Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. Learn more here.