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Ungrammatical cinematography was a definition that Pasolini himself gave to his cinema, nearer to painting, to Giotto’s and Masaccio’s fields of vision, and to...

San Babila, 8pm: a useless crime

Carlo Lizzani (1922-2013) is a director whose political ideas have never been a secret and, at the same time, he has always produced documentary...

Murder charge for a student

To my son Daniele who is becoming a man Mauro Bolognini (1922-2001) is an amazing and versatile film director. He mainly focused on romantic comedies...

Four times that night (1968)

This is an unusual Mario Bava’s movie (Sanremo, 1914- Rome, 1980) , one of our biggest horror and imaginary author, that is specialized in...

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,...

The Scoundrel

The Scoundrel (Gli sposi dell'Anno Secondo - The Married Couple of the Year Two), directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau in 1971, is a very French...

Kreola

Antonio Bonifacio (Cosenza, 1957) is a factotum in the cinema world: actor, scriptwriter and film/ television director – and of few forgettable films. He...

Mamma Roma

  This is Pasolini’s second film as a director and adds an important piece to his journey through Rome’s suburbs and their suffering inhabitants. Accattone-Tramp...

Salò or the 120 Days of Sodom

  Salò or the 120 Days of Sodom is the most debatable and complex film by Pasolini. It is posthumous, but complete. Released in 1975,...

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