present a one-time U.S. screening of



NOTE:  This screening is arranged in collaboration with DFS member Dr. David Kaminsky, 
who will introduce the film and lead the Q&A Session

Saturday, June 12, 2004

9:00 am - Camelot Theatres Doors Open
(Complimentary Coffee & Pastries)

9:20 am - Introduction of the Film, with Dr. Kaminsky
9:30 am - Screening begins
Q&A Session follows the Screening

SPECIAL NOTE:  Ric and Rozene Supple wish to invite everyone in attendance to lunch,
as their guests,
in celebration of Camelot's new Cinema Lounge, following the Q&A.

Director:  Ricky Tognazzi

Cast:  Gabriel Byrne, Domiziana Giordano, Gregory Harrison, Andy Luotto

About the Film:
Recalling François Girard's THE RED VIOLIN, CANONE INVERSO is a multi-layered, multi-generational tale of music, fate and passion.
Based on the novel by Paolo Maurensig, the film opens in pre-WW-II Europe, where Jeno, a half-Jewish boy, lives in relative poverty with his mother.  As a child, Jeno Varga plays the violin passionately and majestically, without knowing how to read music.  The powerful music he repeats intuitively reminds his mother of the man she loved, who left her nothing but the child, that violin and the inverse canon, a haunting melody which can be played forward or backward, like the memory of a love story.  The music resounds with destiny and mystery, binding Jeno to Sophie, a beautiful and famous pianist, and to David Blau, who becomes more than just a friend as it interweaves through history, challenging personal identity and unlocking painful memories.  Ennio Morricone's score, Ricky Tognazzi's direction and a compelling story confer a sensual magnificence to this film whose visual language is inseparable from music as love transformed.  Morricone's music transcends the boundaries of film music into the realm of serious concert music.

Director's Note:
Ricky Tognazzi, son of renowned Italian actor Ugo Tognazzi, is a multi-dimensional filmmaker, director, screenwriter and actor.  He received a David Di Donatello Award for Best Director for the film LA SCORTA, which screened at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in 1994.

Language: Italian, with English Sub-Titles
RUNNING TIME: 107 Minutes

NOTE: Special thanks to Craig J. Flores, Scott Coleman and Ileana Coccia