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,...

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, Virna...

The referee

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

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 its...

The Long Night of 1943

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

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 poetics...

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 by...

Pascoski Caruso – Of Polish father (1988)

Caruso Pascoski (Nuti) is a young Florentine who has an oppressive mother and a father of Polish descent who never speaks, he only reads...

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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