Program Details
Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 7:00 pm
$10 general / $7 members and students
The Theater at MAD

Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 7:00 pm
Program Description

2000, dir. Asia Argento
with Asia Argento, Jean Shepard and Selen.
91 min, 35mm

Asia Argento’s first feature-length directorial work, produced by her uncle Claudio, “Scarlet Diva” is a semi-autobiographical work exploring the life of an actress who is seen as a sex object as much as a serious actress. Following Anna Battista (Argento), a young actress struggles with abusive relationships, drug use, and a jetset lifestyle, “Scarlet Diva” gives an honest portrayal of the glamorous parties, awards shows, sleazy agents, and creepy fans that make up a celebrity lifestyle.

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