films – Cinema Akil


WAREHOUSE 68, ALSERKAL AVENUE
AL QUOZ INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT
DUBAI, UAE

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DIRECTED BY
Paolo Sorrentino
Italy | 15+ | 100 min | Drama, Comedy | Italian ( English Sub )
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
Evocatively set during the eighties, the film charts the decline of two men both named Antonio Pisapia who lead entirely separate yet strangely parallel lives. One is a pop singer who finds himself washed up after a sex scandal ends his run of success; the other a football hero whose playing career is abruptly cut short by injury. Sharply observed and featuring excellent performances from the two leads, Paolo Sorrentino's compelling film explores the personal consequences wrought by cruel reversals of fortune. Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Matteo Rovere
Italy | 15+ | 116 min | Drama, Sport | Italian ( English Sub )
VENUE
Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
Giulia, a 17-year-old aspiring racer, reaches out to her drug-addicted brother for help running their late father's debt-ridden auto racing business. Read More...