I’m Crazy About Iris Blond


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icon-italian-filmNew Trends in Contemporary Italian Cinema

I’m Crazy About Iris Blond

  1. Wednesday, April 23, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Still image from the film I'm Crazy About Iris Blond
After being dumped by his girlfriend, a middle-aged musician named Romeo (Carlo Verdone) sees a fortuneteller who gives advice that convinces him to move to Belgium. After a doomed relationship, Romeo meets Iris, a beautiful waitress/poet who sweeps him off his feet. This fills Romeo with renewed confidence in himself and he takes Iris under his artistic wings, training her to sing her poems which he sets to music. Romeo’s single-minded pursuit to nurture Iris and his true love has unpredictable consequences. Eventually Iris will need to choose between her growing feelings for Romeo or a chance at stardom. in Italian language with English subtitles. (HD presentation)

Director/Actor Carlo Verdone is scheduled to be present.

New Trends in Contemporary Italian Cinema

The Fifth Annual Film Symposium on New Trends in Modern and Contemporary Italian Cinema with Filmmaker Carlo Verdone is presented by Indiana University’s Department of French and Italian. Support comes from the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of French & Italian, Mary-Margaret Barr Koon Fund, Olga Ragusa Fund for the Study of Modern Italian Literature & Culture, College Arts & Humanities Institute, Provost Lauren Robel, J.D., and Indiana University Cinema.