OPENING OF RED CARS AT THE ISCHIA GLOBAL FILM AND MUSIC FEST
July 10, 2016
The race cars have landed in Ischia. Ferrari, Cooper, Lotus and Porsche: all die-cast models produced specifically by the Italian company Brumm for the new set of the multimedia installation Red Cars by David Cronenberg in the Villa Ravino in Forio in the context of the Ischia Global Film and Music Fest.
In addition to the models, the installation consists of sixty images from the Ferrari archive and a video with archive footage that tells the sporting rivalry between the two Ferraris drivers, Phil Hill and Wolfgang von Trips, who in 1961 vied for the title of Formula One World Champion. The soundtrack is a mix of the roar of engines and the music by Howard Shore who also spreads among the beautiful lush gardens of succulent plants.
Louis Saint-Arnaud (Embassy of Canada), Andrea Iervolino (President Ischia Global 2016), British director Paul Haggis (the festival’s honorary member), the son Bud Spencer Giuseppe Pedersoli, the beautiful godmother of the festival Rym Saidi, the actress Antonella Salvucci, the installation curator Domenico De Gaetano (Volumina) and the head of Giardini Ravino Luca D’Ambra attended the opening – Sunday, July 10 at 8pm.
At about midnight, in the Queen Isabella Hotel in Lacco Ameno, after the screening of the Italian prèmiere of the film Wiener-Dog by Todd Solondz with Danny De Vito, a sumptuous gala party has officially opened the festival. Among the guests of honor of the festival director Pascal Vicedomini, the Italian singer Zucchero, film producer Aurelio De Laurentiis, singer Dionne Warwick and actors Jeremy Irons and Danny De Vito.