Roberto Rossellini would have been 100 years old in Spring 2006. The great Italian director who made film history with Rome, Open City also came to fame as the man cought between the two most beautiful women of his day, Anna Magnani and Ingrid Bergman. His daughter Isabella now gives him this birthday present: a unique book of images and memories of her beloved father. Includes a bonus DVD of My Dad Is 100 Years Old. A film directed by Guy Maddin, written and starring Isabella Rossellini and produced by Jody Shapiro.
‘Few children grow up to honour the centenary of their father’s birth by making a film and publishing a book with its script at its centre, alongside letters between her parents, commentary from the likes of Truffaut and Fellini, numerous drawings and some implausibly glamorous photographs’ - Alex Clark, The Observer