7:00 pm - Thursday, April 25

Film: A Special Day

Digital Gym CINEMA, 1100 Market Street, San Diego


Italian cinema dream team Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni are cast against glamorous type and deliver two of the finest performances of their careers in this moving, quietly subversive drama from Ettore Scola. Though it’s set in Rome on the historic day in 1938 when Benito Mussolini and the city first rolled out the red carpet for Adolf Hitler, the film takes place entirely in a working-class apartment building, where an unexpected friendship blossoms between a pair of people who haven’t joined the festivities: a conservative housewife and mother tending to her domestic duties and a liberal radio broadcaster awaiting deportation. Scola paints an exquisite portrait in muted tones, a story of two individuals helpless in the face of Fascism’s dictatorship.

Admission/Cost: $7 - $16

Digital Gym CINEMA
1100 Market Street 
San Diego, CA

Thursday, April 25 - 7:00 PM