‘We are such stuff as dreams are made on...'. Gianfranco Cabiddu’s award-winning film is the story of a small acting company stranded together with a group of Camorra crime-syndicate members on the jail-island of Asinara, north-west to Sardinia. In a magisterial blend of reality and fantasy, the heterogeneous group of castaways attempts to prove their innocence by performing, with little preparation, in Shakespeare’s Tempest, recited in the folk version by Italian dramatist Eduardo de Filippo. Presented at LIFF In collaboration with the School of English and the Italian unit of the University of Leeds, and with the Sardinia Film Commission.

We are delighted to welcome director Gianfranco Cabbidu for a Q&A after the first screening on 7th November.

Ticket offers: the LIFF 2017 Pass is incredible value or see 6 films for the price of 5 (available by phone or in person only) - details here.

Please note tickets for film screenings before 5.30pm today 9th November) are available on the door from the venue all day and not online: our box office at Leeds Town Hall is open from 1.00pm, Hyde Park Picture House from noon, and Everyman Leeds and Vue at The Light from 12.30pm.

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