Alice Rohrwacher & Nanni Moretti On State Of Italian Box Office: “The Public Is Always Less And Less” – Cannes Studio
For all the headlines about the U.S. box office’s erosion from streaming post pandemic, Italy has it far worse. The homeland of De Sica, Bertolucci, Leone and Fellini has seen its cinemagoing struggle well into the 1980s and 1990s. Moviegoing has always been in the big cities, not the coastal towns. Summer box office season? Nah, Italians go to the beach.