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Saturday 15 November 2014 09:00PM
Sunday 30 November 2014 3:00PM
Fasten Your Seatbelts, Canadian Premiere

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Elena and Antonio are not made for each other: they are too different, in terms of character, life choices, worldview and the way they relate to others. They are total opposites.
However they are overwhelmed by a mutual attraction that they should avoid. Not only because they are not compatible, but also because Elena is engaged to Giorgio, and Antonio is engaged to Silvia, who is Elena's best friend. Plus Fabio, Elena's best friend, hates Antonio because he is openly homophobic. Initially, between Elena and Antonio, there is physical attraction and this is the first real turbulence in Elena's life. Everyone will have to deal with the unexpected in a sudden storm of passion that changes all the rules of the game of their relationships. This will not be the only turbulence in Elena's life.

  • Original Title: Allacciate le cinture
  • Country: Italy
  • Director: Ferzan Ozpetek
  • Cast: Kasia Smutniak, Francesco Arca, Filippo Scicchitano
  • Genre: Drama
  • Language: Italian
  • Runtime: 110 minutes
  • Release Date: 2014

SPECIAL GUEST -Francesco Arca  

Opening night November 15th

francesco arca

Born in Siena, Francesca Arca began his television carrier almost by chance in a reality show for inspiring entrepreneurs. The programme granted him an unexpected popularity which led him to participate in well-liked television shows and series. Thanks to these experiences he understood that acting was his call, so he studied drama and debuted in theatre in 2008 with a reading of Orlando Furioso. After more theatre experience he starred in Federico Moccia's Scusa ma ti voglio sposare, followed by Francesco Dominedò's 5 . He has been very prolific in successful Italian television series, including the leading role in the sixth and seventh season of Il Commissario Rex, broadcasted in 120 countries. In 2014 he is the lead actor in Ferzan Ozpetek's Fasten Your Seatbelts/Allacciate le cinture alongside Kasia Smutniak. He is currently filming the eighth season of Il Commissario Rex.


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