The shared vision of Monday 14 September organized by the editorial staff of Comingsoon.it its SimulWatch, our app available for free on Google Play e App Store, is a timeless classic in the history of our cinema. Italian divorce is directed by Pietro Germi and written by him together with Ennio De Concini e Alfredo Giannetti. All three were rewarded with an Oscar in 1963 for Best Original Screenplay, in addition to the nominations received for the direction of Germs and for the interpretation of Marcello Mastroianni. The latter, however, won the Golden Globe for best actor, while the film won the one for best foreign work.
The appointment for see all together Italian-style divorce and comment on it with friends and family, each at home, through the SimulWatch chat is set for Monday 14 September at 8.30 pm.
Set in Sicily in the early 60s, Italian divorce tells the story of the Sicilian Baron Ferdinando Cefalù called “Fefè” (Marcello Mastroianni), married with Rosalia (Daniela Rocca), a woman as ugly as she is unbearable, who oppresses him with her constant fuss. Fefè is in love with his cousin Angela (Stefania Sandrelli), a beautiful 16-year-old girl who reciprocates her love. Tired of his wife, he tries in every way a ruse to “get rid” of her. The legislation of the time does not allow divorce, but the honor killing is still foreseen according to article 587 of the penal code which mentions: “Whoever causes the death of a spouse or sister in the act in which he discovers the illegitimate relationship carnal and in the state of anger determined by the offense against his or her family’s honor is punished with imprisonment from 3 to 7 years … “. The opportunity presents itself to him when the painter arrives in the city Carmelo Patanè (Leopoldo Trieste), which was an old love of Rosalia.
SimulWatch is the app created by Coming Soon which is both a movie search engine within all legal streaming platforms operating in Italy, and a platform through which to set shared appointments for watching a movie and comment on it through the internal chat with friends, relatives or even strangers from the comfort of your home sofa.
The next appointment with the SimulWatch shared vision will be with: I’m thinking of ending it here.