15 things to do at Lucca Comics 2021 on Sunday, October 31


The third day of Lucca Comics & Games 2021 is dedicated to the memory of Andrea Paggiaro, alias Tuono Pettinato, an unforgettable cartoonist who left us too early on June 14. In his memory, the festival organization today announced Tuono Day, offering a series of unmissable events, starting with the preview of a documentary dedicated to him. Then, numerous meetings with the authors, editorial announcements and shows. In addition to the preview of certain films.

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Documentary “Tuono”
11h00 – 12h00
Astra cinema

Preview thunder, documentary on the life and work of Andrea Paggiaro alias Tuono Pettinato. From the 2015 interview for the TV series “Fumettology – The Myths of Italian Comics”, new shots and interviews were made, especially with friends and colleagues of Tuono Pettinato. A complete and deep portrait, but also funny.

The house of horror
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saint Jean

SaldaPress, publishing house of The walking dead, tell once again the thousand shades of horror to the disturbing The Scream and the lovecraftian miskatonic. With Andrea G. Ciccarelli and the authors Giorgio Pontrelli, Gloria Ciapponi and Luca Conca.

There were three times Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.0 – A journey in depth in the last film of Hedeaki Anno
12h00 – 13h30
Polo fairs

This panel focuses on Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.0 Once upon a time, the last film of the cinematographic tetralogy “Rebuild of Evangelion”, released after more than 8 years of waiting, and about its visionary director Hideaki Anno.

In space, no one can hear you sigh: Leo Ortolani presents “Blue Sunset”
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Saint Francis

Leo Ortolani meets the public to present his new comic Blue sunset published by Feltrinelli Comics and created in collaboration with the Italian Space Agency. The book tells the story of an astronaut on a mission in space who finds himself on Mars with for only company a hallucination of the face of Nicolas Cage. Speakers: Leo Ortolani, writer Licia Troisi and Fabrizio Zucchini from the Italian Space Agency.

The protagonists of the Lucca Comics & Games exhibitions in dialogue
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Dan Giovanni

The protagonists of the Lucca Comics & Games 2021 exhibitions in dialogue. With: Giacomo Bevilacqua, Walter Leoni, Teresa Radice and Stefano Turconi. Hosted by Giovanni Russo.

“Prisoners of the ghost country”, screening
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Central Cinema

How not to report the screening of a film with Nicolas Cage with a plot resembling a crazy tamarrata?

From fairy tale to thriller: how to tell the horror
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Auditorium Banca del Monte Foundation of Lucca

Meeting between the writer Carlo Lucarelli and the writer Barbara Baraldi for a reflection on the way in which what surrounds us, the passions, the interests contribute to build beautiful stories and characters.

Handmaid’s Tale: Raising awareness and commemorating women victims of femicide
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Lucca comics and games

Flash mob at Villa Bottini, where the cosplay of the maids of the television series will meet Handmaid’s Tale, for an event organized by the Echo de Lucca group to raise awareness and commemorate all women victims of femicide.

Star Comics Circus
3.30 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.
Giglio Theater

Meet the Star Comics team, who will present next year’s editorial news in the company of an exceptional guest: the magician Andrea Paris, already winner of “Tú sí que vales”.

Rock ‘n’ Comics: Mahmood
3.30 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.
Saint Francis

On the occasion of the release of Mahmood’s book Ghettolimpo – On the paths of the soul, cartoonist Sio and singer-songwriter Mahmood talk about music and comics.

Screenings of the film: “Josée, the tiger and the fish”
6.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.
Polo fairs

Directed by Kotaro Tamura and produced by Studio Bones, the film is a coming-of-age story that chronicles the relationship between Josée, a talented disabled artist, and Tsuneo, a marine biology graduate, who meet by chance and reunite attracted to each other. The anime was nominated for Best Animated Feature at the Japan Academy Film Prize, was the opening film of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, and closed the Busan International Film Festival.

The designer who made the air guitar
6.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.
Auditorium of votes

The final duel between the two souls of Tuono Pettinato: between punk and high culture, between research and mainstream, the different aspects of the eclectic designer will be represented by various personalities of Italian culture, all united by Andrea Paggiaro’s love for the job. There will be journalist and popularizer Silvia Bencivelli, writer Marta Barone, musician Simone Lucciola, comedian, author and TV presenter Valerio Lundini and, in streaming, directors Marco and Antonio Manetti (the Manetti Bros). Journalist Luca Valtorta moderates. Musical interventions of the POP 700-Center for Studies Luigi Boccherini. Musicians: Marco Gallenga, violin, and Daniele Vettori, electric guitar.

“Ghostbusters: Legacy”, national preview screening
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Astra cinema

Starring a cast of new and old faces, the film confronts us with the new generation of Ghostbusters grappling with old enemies and never-before-seen threats. Arriving in a small town, a single mother and her two children begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy left by their grandfather… who is none other than Egon Spengler. In the cast, Paul Rudd (Ant-Man), Finn Wolfhard (Stranger Things), Mckenna Grace (Young Sheldon), Carrie Coon (The Leftovers) then the actors of the first two films, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver and Annie Potts.

“Corpicino” at the theater – Black pages for black chronicles
9:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Giglio Theater

Theatrical performance of Small body, Thunder Combed cartoon. An open denunciation to the society of voyeurism, to the culture of criminal news, to the necklace of false hypocrisy and ignorant and dangerous respectability that victims wear around their necks. Directed by Francesca Caprioli and organized by Cristina Poccardi.

Audible presents The Sandman Live
9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Saint Francis

The Italian actors protagonists of the audio series taken from The sand man by Neil Gaiman Emiliano Coltorti, Stefano Crescentini, Martina Felli, Melina Martello, Marco Mete, Francesco Vairano and Stefano Mondini offer a live reading from the multivoice exclusively on Audible.it, accompanied by the Arché orchestra who will perform the soundtrack in direct. The reading will be accompanied by the presence of paintings taken from the comic strip.

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