An Italian word for performance, spectacle, or play
Pronounced “speh-TAK-ō-lō” – think of the English word “spectacular”
ONCE UPON A TIME…
…there was a tiny hill town in Tuscany that found a remarkable way to confront their issues – they turned their lives into a play. Every summer for the past 50 years, their piazza becomes their stage and villagers from 6 to 90 play a part – the role of themselves.
“Spettacolo” is a documentary film directed by Jeff Malmberg & Chris Shellen. Not Rated. 91 minutes. Italian with subtitles.
Originally published at nanovic.nd.edu.