Vincenzo Salemme arrives on TV where he will be ‘director for a day’ at Rai Storia, today Sunday 17 October from 2 pm to midnight. imaginary and in its own history, from Totò to Eduardo, from Gilberto Govi to Monica Vitti. Faces and stories of the small screen that Salemme – currently at the cinema with his latest film ‘Con tutto il cuore’ – offers in its schedule for ‘Domenica Con’, the space curated by Giovanni Paolo Fontana and Enrico Salvatori. It begins at 2 pm with the memory of the beginnings of TV with a montage of the 1954 and 1957 news bulletins. At 2.15 pm Salemme retraces the TV debut of two music personalities, Rita Pavone and Gianni Morandi, with some clips from “Studio Uno”. Salemme also focuses on the importance that many actors and men of culture have had in keeping the local dialect and traditions alive. On TV he admired, and still admires, a Ligurian actor, Gilberto Govi, whom he remembers with a fragment of one of his comedies and with the presence of Mario Riva at the Musichiere. Italy-Korea in 1966, Italy-Germany in 1970 and the 1982 World Cup, but there is no shortage of great television dramas such as “Belfagor” and “The Welcome Family”. And an event that was followed on TV by millions of people around the world, the Apollo 11 moon landing, Salemme then focuses on his first real encounter with the theater and with Eduardo De Filippo, whose comedy he re-proposes in a single act “Il Cilindro”. At 5.45 pm the first film of the day is “We are men or corporals”. The protagonist is Naples, with its alleys, its secrets, its traditions, told by two acting monuments such as Paolo Stoppa and Totò.A special space is reserved for a character that everyone imagines Neapolitan, but is from Puglia, Renzo Arbore, remembered through some historical broadcasts such as “L’altra Sunday”, “Back All” and “Those of the night” broadcast at 7.15 pm. But television is also lighthearted. An example for all, the comedians. Salemme particularly appreciates those of Stanlio and Ollio which he proposes again at 20.10 But above all he loves cinema so much that he sees a film every day. And for prime time, her pick goes to “Something Has Changed” with Jack Nicholson. The emotion of a meeting, the one with Monica Vitti – to whom a tribute is dedicated at 11.40 pm – closes “Domenica con” by Vincenzo Salemme.