Tarantino interviewed by RaiNews24
23 October 2021 Three hundred twenty-six screenings, 66 films, 19 retrospectives and tributes, 23 countries, 3 auditorium halls, 36 city halls, 84 partners, 37,321 tickets sold, 3,805 accreditations, 55,532 public and accredited admissions, 4,527 public admissions to free events and 89% room filling.
These are the numbers of the 16th edition of the Rome Film Fest, directed by Antonio Monda, which was characterized by quality, post-pandemic restart and animated by variety - in the choice of guests and films - and big stars, such as Jessica Chastain , Quentin Tarantino, Frank Miller, Zerocalcare, Pierfrancesco Favino, Tim Burton, Zadie Smith, Joe Wright, Claudio Baglioni.
And tomorrow the grand finale with the stellar cast of 'Eternals': the Marvel Studios film by Chloe Zhao starring Angelina Jolie, Gemma Chan, Richard Madden and Kit Harington, who will walk the red carpet of the closing of the event. But above all this edition will be remembered for having brought the general public back to the big screen and for having rekindled the dream machine with the magic of darkness in theaters and "with the presence of Angelina Jolie the numbers could still grow", said Monda. during the closing press conference of the 16th edition.
"A result that was not taken for granted, given that we learned of the 100% capacity of the cinemas only three days before the start of the party", added Laura Delli Colli, president of the Cinema per Roma Foundation.
Will Monda return to the direction of this party?
The director was not unbalanced: "I have always been available, even when there was a need to revive the Party in full pandemic. After a success of this type, how could I not be once again? Then it's not up to me to decide", he declared the director.Keywords: partners, films, antonio monda, screenings, retrospectives, admissions, events, city halls, accreditations, countries, event, stars, rooms, tributes, director