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Apr 1st 2017 @ King's Place

London, United Kingdom
I Was There
Saturday, April 1st, 2017
7:30 PM
King's Place
London, United Kingdom
31 RSVPs
Hauschka piano, composer

Nicolas Altstaedt cello

A plane landing in a raging snowstorm in New York, 1964 inspires Federico Fellini to write a new script, The journey of Giuseppe Mastornas. It was to be the story of a cellist’s attempt to return home after an emergency plane landing en route to a concert in Florence. The plane lands in the middle of nowhere, close to a Gothic cathedral. The cellist does not realise he is already dead.

‘This will be your last film’. A chance remark from a magician and a near-death illness led to Fellini abandoning the film project. A few months after instructing his designer Manara to draw the storyboard, Fellini died in Rome.