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....

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...

His Excellency Stopped Here For Lunch

His Excellency Stopped Here for Lunch (1961) directed by Mario Mattòli is a sex comedy starring Totò, Ugo Tognazzi, Raimondo Vianello, Francesco Mulè,...

The referee (L’arbitro)

All I know about life I learned from football (Albert Camus), is the opening sentence in the newcomer Paolo Zucca’s unusual, original and...

Bebo’s Girl [La ragazza di Bube] (1963)

Luigi Comenicini shot one of his main movies without betraying the inner meaning of Carlo Cassola’s novel (Premio Strega in 1960), even if...

The Long Night of 1943 by Florestano Vancini (1960)

Florestano Vancini (1926-2008) made a fine debut as a director with a movie based on one of the “Five stories from Ferrara” (Cinque...

Caliber 9 (1972)

Fernando di Leo bequeaths his masterpieces to Italian cinema with the noir trilogy based on Giorgio Scerbanenco’s stories, where he takes his realistic...

Compañeros (1970)

Compañeros is a revolutionary tortilla-western directed by Sergio Corbucci, considered a specialist in this genre after the success of Django (1966) played...

Pascoski Caruso – Of Polish father (1988)

Direction: Francesco Nuti. Story and Screenplay: Giovanni Veronesi, David Grieco, Francesco Nuti. Photography: Gianlorenzo Battaglia. Editing: Sergio Montanari. Music: Giovanni Nuti. Musical Theme:...

To my dear mother on the day of her birthday

To my dear mother on the day of her birthday (1974) represents the encounter between Luciano Salce and Paolo Villaggio, but Eleonora Giorgi and...

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Robert E. Howard – The One Black Stain

They carried him out on the barren sand where the rebel captains died; Where the grim gray rotting gibbets stand as Magellan reared them on the strand, And...