Henry IV

Marco Bellocchio

IndieLisboa 2021 •

Italy, Fiction, 1984, 85′

(In partnership with Lisboa 5L Festival)

An Italian drama based on the homonymous play by Luigi Pirandello. Marcello Mastroianni is the protagonist of the film, a character who is under the illusion, the result of trauma, that he is the Roman Emperor Henry IV. His psychiatrist tries to bring him to the present reality, where the woman who loves him (Claudia Cardinale) awaits. Music by Astor Piazzolla.

[Based on the play by Luigi Pirandello]
Presentation: to be announced