La dea fortuna
When Annamaria, a longtime friend of Alessandro and Arturo, ask the couple to take care of her children, the relationship between the two men reaches a point of no return.
‘As usual for Özpetek, the tech work is Italian ‘eleganza’ personified and the sets include some stunning locations. One scene is set in the impressive ancient Roman Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia, echoing the film’s title. The closing sequences were shot in the 17th-century Villa Valguarnera outside Palermo, which includes a celebrated room full of macabre frescoes of skulls and skeletons…’—Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter