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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...

Gordiano Lupi – Soccer and steel. Forget Piombino

  A nostalgia with no compromise Giovanni, a football player from Piombino who conquered A series, goes back to his hometownto train the local team, who’s...

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...

The Courage

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

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...

Gordiano Lupi and Virgilio Piñera – The Cobre Kid. Hell and...

This short novel depicts the daily struggle between alagados and favelados in Salvador De Bahia, Brazil, through the story of a Creole family, the...

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...