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Life is Beautiful

When an open-minded Jewish waiter and his kid become Holocaust victims, he employs a perfect combination of determination, humor, and creativity to defend his son … Read more

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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

Seven Beauties

Seven Beauties

The defense of honor, a prominent value in Neapolitan society, and its implications for everyday existence Frafuso, Pasquale. Lina Wertmüller‘s 1975 Italian language picture Seven … Read more

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The great war

During World War I, the Italian Army fought against the Austrians. The Great War (La Grande Guerra), directed by Mario Monicelli, is a 1959 Italian … Read more

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

Vittorio De Sica directed the 1970 historical drama film The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (Il giardino dei Finzi Contini). Ugo Pirro and Vittorio Bonicelli’s script … Read more

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Paisà

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

Poster for the movie "Legion of the Damned"

Legion of the Damned

After his whole company was massacred by the Germans in what he perceived as a suicide mission, a British Colonel is furious with his superiors. … Read more