Rialto Theatre turns upside down and transforms into a summer cinema, cooling our evenings with outdoor movie projections. The Rialto Summer Cinema returns with a rich program, which includes contemporary award-winning films from Cyprus, France, Italy and Argentina, full of originality, tenderness and humor!
It is noteworthy that the three films that will be screened in June are a collaboration of the Rialto Theatre with the Institut français de Chypre, the Institut français de Grèce and the Alliance Française de Limassol, in the framework of the Francophonie Season.
25/6 Notre Dame
France 2019, 88’ |Comedy
Mother-of-two and architect Maud Crayon wins the competition launched by the Municipality of Paris to refurbish the iconic Notre Dame. Personal and professional issues stand in comical tension as she goes through an emotional storm.
Directed by: Valérie Donzelli
Written by: Benjamin Charbit
Cast: Valérie Donzelli, Pierre Deladonchamps, Thomas Scimeca
France 2020, 81’ I Comedy, drama
For Tim and Chloe, happiness is day-to-day and unattached. But tomorrow, summer ends. Their daughter, Tommy, is going back to school and, this year, they promised she won't miss that big date. Until Chloé disappears, Tim steals a car and an astronaut appears.
Directed by: Bruno Merle
Written by: Bruno Merle
Cast: Pio Marmaï, Rita Merle, Camille Rutherford
30/6 Burning Ghost (Vif-argent)
France 2019, 104’|Romantic drama
In the streets of Paris, Juste collects the last memory of people only he can see, before helping them into the afterlife. Juste is a ghost. But, one day, Agathe recognizes him. She knew him when he was alive.
Directed by: Stéphane Batut
Written by: Stéphane Batut, Christine Dory, Frédéric Videau
Cast: Thimotée Robart, Judith Chemla, Saadia Bentaïeb
7/7 The Magic Beans
Cyprus 2015, 101’|Comedy
Four actors and an annoying friend eat beans while waiting for an acting teacher. The beans are magical and cause hallucinations: frustrations erupt, pulses quicken, rhythms shift. Paranoia flirts with fate, and fortunes transform.
Directed and written by: Theo Panayides
Cast: Petros Yiorkadjis, Ioanna Kordatou, Andreas Koutsoumpas, Polyxeni Savva, Marios Mettis
13/7 Three Perfect Daughters (È per il tuo bene)
Italy 2020, 96’|Comedy
Three friends are unhappy with their daughters’ romantic relationships. Three fathers trying to hinder the love affairs of their respective daughters.
Directed by: Rolando Ravello
Written by: Fabio Bonifacci, Manuel Burque
Cast: Marco Giallini, Vincenzo Salemme, Giuseppe Battiston
21/7 Small Crime
Cyprus, Greece 2008’, 84’|Comedy
Leonidas, a young, ambitious police officer, is assigned to a remote island in the Aegean Sea. He dreams of solving important crimes, but there are few to be found in the sleepy beach.
Directed, written by: Christos Georgiou
Cast: Aris Servetalis, Vicky Papadopoulou, Rania Economidou, Antonis Katsaris
28/7 My Masterpiece (Mi Obra Maestra)
Argentina 2018, 100’|Comedy
Arturo is an unscrupulous art dealer and Renzo his socially-awkward painter and longtime friend. Willing to risk it all, they develop an extreme and ludicrous plan to save themselves.
Directed by: Gastón Duprat
Written by: Andrés Duprat, Gastón Duprat
Cast: Andrea Acatto, Lucas Aranda, Raúl Arévalo
All films will be screened in their original language and will be subtitled both in Greek and in English.
Sponsors: Cyprus Republic, OPAP Cyprus, SEK
Media Sponsors: I Kathimerini, Kanali 6 & CyBC
Technical Support: Eventpro
June & July @SEK Parking Place (behind Rialto) at 21:00
Tickets: €8, E-ticket: www.rialto.com.cy
Info/ Box Office: 77 77 77 45