Land and Freedom

  Liverpool. A girl rummages through her grandfather's things; a worker named David Carr recently deceased of a heart attack. From a large old suitcase,...

Silver Lining Playbook

  Sometimes life grants a second chance. It is exactly what happens to Pat (Bradley Cooper), a fragile man who’s carrying the burden of mental...

The president of Borgorosso Football Club

  When the Vatican employee Benito Fornaciari (Alberto Sordi) goes to Borgorosso to bid his final farewell to his dying father, he finds the village...

Cross of Iron

For some it is a certificate of honor of incalculable value, for others it is only a piece of metal. Sam Peckinpah draws his...

Attention! Bandits!

On the hills of the Ligurian Apennines, next to a ramshackle house, there is a sign that says «Achtung! Banditen». Carlo Lizzani's debut on...

The Courage [Il coraggio]

The Courage is a classic comedy adapted from a play by Augusto Novelli, revised by Totò himself, who also produced this film which...

Eye of the Cat (Beware of the Buffoon – Attenti al...

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

Gallipoli

  “What are your legs?” “Springs. Steel springs.” repeats Archy (Mark Lee) to his uncle, in front of an improvised track in the dusty air...

Paths of Glory

  The court-martial trials of the front-line troops, and the resulting death sentences imposed on the soldiers “found guilty” of cowardice, were one of the...

Ararat

  In 1915,  the Young Turks, last representatives of the nearly faded Ottoman reality, decided to eradicate Armenian people. Armenians were Catholic and they stood...

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