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 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 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...

Beauties on bicycles (1951)

Carlo Campogalliani (1885 - 1974) was an Italian historic film director, son of wanderers, self-taught designer first, then theater actor. He begins to deal...

Fiasco in Milan (1959)

Nanni Loy (1925-1995) directed his solid debut feature ‘Fiasco in Milan’ (1959), a follow-up to ‘Big Deal On Madonna Street’ by Mario Monicelli (1958),...

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