mediterraneo

Mediterraneo

During WWII, an Italian Army unit of misfits occupies a non-strategic Greek island for the remainder of the conflict. Mediterraneo is a 1991 Italian war … Read more

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Scent of a Woman

A teenage private is tasked with escorting a blind captain. It quickly becomes evident that they both have complicated personalities. Scent of a Woman (Italian: … Read more

sessomatto

Sessomatto

Exploring love, sex, and marriage in mid-’70s Italy. Dino Risi‘s 1973 Italian anthology erotic comedy film Sessomatto (internationally marketed as How Funny Can Sex Be?) … Read more

In nome del popolo italiano

In nome del popolo italiano

A court looks into the death of a young woman, which appears to be a homicide. He suspects a well-known industry mogul with significant political … Read more

Straziami ma di baci saziami

Straziami, ma di baci saziami

Marino decided to travel to Rome in order to reclaim his girlfriend. Their paths ultimately intersected after many difficulties, but to his surprise, she is … Read more

i-mostri

I mostri

I mostri (also known as Opiate ’67 or, in a shortened version, 15 from Rome) is a 1963 Italian commedia all’italiana film directed by Dino … Read more

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Il successo

An arriviste pursues a golden real-estate opportunity at the expense of friends and family, driven by the ambition to be wealthy. He must now give … Read more

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Nothing Left to Do but Cry

In the 1980s, two pals mysteriously awaken in the 15th century and attempt clumsily to integrate into the society of the period. Non ci resta … Read more

Poor But Beautiful

Poor But Beautiful

Romolo and Salvatore are two young men who are neighbors and friends. They live in Piazza Navona, Rome, with their parents. They are impoverished yet … Read more

Marriage-Italian-Style

Marriage Italian Style

Marriage Italian Style is a 1964 Italian film directed by Vittorio De Sica and starring Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, and Vito Moricone. Leonardo Benvenuti, Renato … Read more

Arabian-Nights

Arabian Nights

A lovely slave girl selects a young man to be her new owner in ancient Arabia, but she is stolen and they must hunt for … Read more

The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales

Pasolini’s beautiful, violent, and always a vivid cinematic depiction of some of Chaucer’s most sexual stories. The Canterbury Tales (I racconti di Canterbury) is a … Read more

decameron

The Decameron

A retelling of nine stories from Boccaccio’s “Decameron.” The Decameron (Il Decameron) is a 1971 anthology film written and directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, based … Read more