Francamente me ne infischio - 1.Twins

5 movements freely inspired from Gone with the wind by Margaret Mitchell

Antonio Latella

Teatro Herberia, Rubiera (RE)

02/06/2012 15.30  

dramaturgy Linda Dalisi, Federico Bellini, Antonio Latella
with Caterina Carpio, Candida Nieri, Valentina Vacca
set and costumes Marco Di Napoli e Graziella Pepe
music Franco Visioli
lights Simone De Angelis
movements Francesco Manetti
organization and production Brunella Giolivo
distribution and communication Michele Mele
costumes realization Cinzia Virguti
pictures Brunella Giolivo
brochure Rosa Futuro
writing Patrizia Bologna
direction assistant Francesca Giolivo
directed by Antonio Latella

Stabile/Mobile Compagnia Antonio Latella, La Corte Ospitale
in collaboration with Emilia Romagna Teatro/VIE Scena Contemporanea
special thanks to Trippen (A. Spieth e M. Oehler, Berlin), Teatro Elfo Puccini (Milano), Teatro Comunale di Laurino (Sa), Laura Marinoni, Agnese Tancredi

Running time 1h 30'

Freely inspired from the novel Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, made known to the public thanks to the film version by Victor Fleming (1939) starring Vivien Leigh, Francamente me ne infischio is an universe that fluctuates between the grotesque and pop, between the text reflection and the contemporary.

Scarlett O'Hara will be the whim and the earth, the self-centeredness and the cotton plantation, the tenacity and slavery, will be Ashley Wilkes and the Tarleton twins, will be Mammy and Rhett Butler. Because Scarlett is the embodiment of the American dream, the dream of yesterday and today's America.

What is the American dream?
A realized utopia or just an industry that produces a continuous entertainment?
Through the myth of Scarlett O'Hara, we get into the great archetypes of the twentieth century, dreams and illusions, coming from the United States, come down to us.
Twins becomes a sort of prologue to the entire work, a point of view about America which has itself the characteristics of the dream.
Shards, fragments of memories and impressions emerge from Scarlett’s mind; from the first meeting with the Tarleton twins, the show moves in that pop imaginary that nourish our own dreams, the great American dream that needs, for his conservation, also the realities of war.

Federico Bellini

Antonio Latella

Antonio Latella was born in Castellammare di Stabia in 1967. After his studies at Teatro Stabile of Torino and at the famous La Bottega Teatrale in Florence, a school directed by Vittorio Gassman, Latella took up his career as an actor (1986), which he ended in 2000.
In 1998, he directs his first theatrical performance. In 2004, he moves to Berlin. Brilliant and productive director, he is the author of several plays. In 2010, Latella becomes manager of Teatro Nuovo in Naples.
Latella’s plays have been stage in different theatres and festivals, such as: 11° Union des Théâtres de l’Europe Festival in Villeurbanne, Festival of Avignone, Festival of Salisburgo, Festival Theaterformen of Braunschweig/Hanover, Festival Grec in Barcelona, Festival Shakespeariano of Santa Susanna, International Festival “Scène Etrangères” of Villeneuve d’Ascq, Festival Svjetskog Kazalista in Zagabria, Théâtre National Populaire Villeurbanne, Volksbuhne Theatre in Berlino, Théâtre National de l’Odeon in Paris, Festival delle Colline Torinesi, International Festival of Teatro di Lugano, Radialsystem Theatre of Berlin, Culturgest and Centro Cultural De Belem di Lisbona, Comédie di Reims, Teatrul Clasis Festival of Arad e Sibiu International Theatre Festival, Wiener Festwochen, Napoli Teatro Festival Italia e De Internationale Keuze Van de Rotterdamse Schouwbur.

The show

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