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During the Italian-Austrian unification conflict, an Italian Countess joins forces with Nationalists. When she falls in love with an Austrian lieutenant, she risks betraying their … Read more

The Mattei Affair

The Mattei Affair

An aircraft disaster killed an Italian industrialist. Is it an accident or a murder? Francesco Rosi directed the 1972 film The Mattei Affair (Il Caso … Read more

Love and Anarchy

Love and Anarchy

When a friend is assassinated by the Fascists, a depressed farmer seeks refuge in a Roman brothel, where he and an anarchist prostitute plot to … Read more



Paisan (Paisà, meaning “[Fellow] Countryman”) is the second of Roberto Rossellini’s trilogy of 1946 Italian neorealist war drama films. There are six episodes in all. … Read more

Rome, Open City

Rome, Open City

During the Nazi conquest of Rome in 1944, Resistance commander Giorgio Manfredi is pursued by the Nazis as he seeks safety and an escape route. … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Triumph of Love"

The Triumph of Love

A Princess is determined to return the crown of her kingdom to its rightful successor, a young Prince with whom she falls in love. WeirdItalyWeird … Read more

Poster for the movie "Little Buddha"

Little Buddha

Little Buddha: An Insight into Bernardo Bertolucci’s Cinematic Exploration “Little Buddha” is a film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, released in 1993. It is a narrative … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Last Emperor"

The Last Emperor

The Last Emperor (L’ultimo imperatore) is a 1987 epic biographical drama film about Puyi, China’s penultimate Emperor. Bernardo Bertolucci directed it from a script he … Read more

Poster for the movie "The First King"

The First King

Romulus and Remus, two shepherds and faithful brothers, find themselves on a trip that would lead to one of them being the creator of the … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Last Days of Pompeii"

The Last Days of Pompeii

When a demobilized centurion comes home to Pompeii to discover his father slain by a band of black-hooded Christian thieves terrorizing the city, he goes … Read more

Poster for the movie "Once Upon a Time in America"

Once Upon a Time in America

Over thirty years later, a former Prohibition-era Jewish mobster returns to Manhattan’s Lower East Side, where he must confront the ghosts and regrets of his … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Colossus of Rhodes"

The Colossus of Rhodes

While on vacation in Rhodes, Athenian battle hero Darios becomes entangled in two separate plans to depose the tyrant, one from Rhodian patriots and the … Read more

Poster for the movie "Fellini's Casanova"

Fellini’s Casanova

Casanova is a hedonist who collects seductions and sexual accomplishments. But is he actually interested in someone, and is he a fascinating person? Is he … Read more

Poster for the movie "Boccaccio '70"

Boccaccio ’70

An anthology of four adult tales. Boccaccio ’70 is a 1962 Italian film produced by Carlo Ponti and directed by Mario Monicelli, Federico Fellini, Luchino … Read more