Pier Paolo Pasolini: Poet and Provocateur
Uccellacci e Uccellini
Italy | 1966 | Pier Paolo Pasolini
In Pasolini’s delightful comic fable, a father (Totò), his son (Ninetto Davoli), and a talking crow embark on a picaresque journey to emulate St. Francis of Assisi and bring the Gospel to the birds. Like The Gospel According to St. Matthew (see 1/18 at 5:00), this is a singular mix of Christianity and Marxism, with a terrific Ennio Morricone score. Subtitles.
91 min. Special admission $12; Cinematheque members $9; age 25 & under $7; no passes, twofers, or radio winners.
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General Admission: $10
Member: $7 (includes CIA I.D. holders)
Age 25 & under: $7 (proof of age required)
*Additional film on the same day: $7