Love & Anarchy Discussion with Marya E. Gates

Directed by Lina Wertmüller
Italy / 1973 / Narrative
120 minutes

When a friend is murdered by fascists, a melancholy farmer takes up residence in a Roman brothel as he and an anarchist prostitute plot to assassinate Mussolini. A true iconoclast of Italian film, Wertmüller's Love & Anarchy was nominated for the Palme d'Or at Cannes.

Presented by Marya E. Gates, freelance film writer and historian who specializes in the work of female directors.

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