BEWARE OF THE BOOK!

Conor O’Callaghan – Nothing on Earth

Shards A distraught young girl appears on the doorstep of a man living alone, and tells him that her father has disappeared. So begins the...

CAIN'S MOVIE COLLECTION

I am mine [Io sono mia]

Sofia Scandurra (Rome, 1937-2014) is a writer, screenwriter and documentary maker. This is her only feature film, which is based on a feminist novel...

Dead Men Ride (1971)

Aldo Florio is not a director specialized in western movies, he doesn’t shoot memorable films, neither does he dramatize masterpieces (among his best works,...

MAKING MOVIES

Michael Winterbottom

In This World

Some Afghan kids are playing in the muddy refugee camp in Shamshatoo near Peshawar looking at the camera, smiling and making faces. An elderly father has just been informed his son has died and he...

GAS

A gang of young people who go around on a bright red Mercedes kidnap a man coming out from a sex shop and take him to the basement of an old abandoned factory, where...

MOVIE BLENDER

BiG HeRO 6

  After his brother dies in an accident, young Hiro inherits his science project - a medical robot named Baymax with a pot belly, no...

THOSE AMAZING RECORDS!

Polular

GAS

A gang of young people who go around on a bright red Mercedes kidnap a man coming out from a sex shop and take...

La califfa aka The Lady Caliph (1970)

La califfa (The Lady Caliph) is Alberto Bevilacqua’s first film. It is based on the director’s third book, published in 1964, a huge bestseller...
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Stefano Sala – The Golden Chessboard

A dream in front of a chessboard Palermo, Cappella Palatina: the two Muslims portrayed in a fresco, have been playing a game of chess for...

Disobedience [La disubbidienza]

Aldo Lado directs an unusual movie “La Disubbidienza” (Disobedience), a departure from his previous work, in which he favoured the violent thriller. Lado will...

Eye of the Cat (Beware of the Buffoon – Attenti al buffone)

  Alberto Bevilacqua (1934 - 2013) was a successful novelist who lent his talents to the cinema as a screenwriter and director of a handful...

Tito Schipa, Jr. – Orfeo 9

Orfeo 9 forever It was 1974. I was 16 and had a girlfriend who had just given me Tito Schipa Jr’s Orfeo 9 (Orpheus 9),...

Cataldo Russo – Courtiers, Court Jesters and Mafia Bosses

Antonio Schifino, a worker in Italy during the seventies, frozen against his will, wakes up 10 years later in a country that has changed...

William Wall – Alice Falling

Alice cheats on her husband. Alice has sex with a much younger man, a student of philosophy who loves her quoting Kierkegaard and would...

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