On the occasion of the publication of 'The Betrothed'
A new translation by Michael F. Moore of Alessandro Manzoni's 'I promessi sposi'
Casa Italiana presented a screening of I promessi sposi (The Betrothed) (1922, Silent with Italian intertitles subtitled in English, 130 min.)
In a newly restored version by the Fondazione Cineteca Italiana (Cineteca di Milano)
With a new soundtrack commissioned by NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò
Composed by Art Hirahara
Performed live by: Paul Bollenback - guitar Art Hirahara - programming, piano, keyboards Mas Koga - flute, saxophones Jennifer Vincent - 5 string cello
The screening was followed by a festive reception featuring the legendary Zabaglione del Direttore
December 9, 2022