mediterraneo italian evening
Chiddingly Festival in conjunction with Cuculo Deli present an evening of Italian food and Culture. Start the evening by wine tasting accompanied by a selection of delicious antipasti dishes prepared by Cuculo Deli Heathfield. This is followed by a main course which will include a vegan and vegetarian option. Dinner completed sit down and enjoy a classic Italian Film whilst sipping one of our special cocktails.
Director: Gabriele Salvatores
Writer: Enzo Monteleone
Set during World War II, an ship leaves a handful of hapless Italian soldiers on a little Greek island; their mission is to spotenemy ships and to hold the island in case of attack. The
village of the island seems abandoned and there isn't a single enemy in sight, so the soldiers begin to relax a little. Things change when their ship is hit and destroyed by the enemy and
the soldiers find themselves abandoned there. Actually, the island isn't deserted and when the Greeks understand that the Italians are harmless, they came out of their hiding places in
the mountains and continue their peaceful lives. Soon the sold
iers discover that being left behind on a forgotten Greek island isn't such a bad thing, after all .....
Comedy in Italian with English subtitles. Certificate 15
Oscar Winner 1992 Academy Awards, Best Foreign Language Film (Italy)
Runtime 90 minutes