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Mafioso (Alberto Lattuada - 1962)

Mafioso (Alberto Lattuada – 1962)

Comedy
2008/07/27
It’s that great excitement you get when you come across a truly rewarding film by a director you have never seen much of his work, when everything seems to work exactly how you’d want it to be. And Mafioso by Neorealist director, Alberto Lattuada is simply that perfectly fun film. It’s th...


cafe Pellicola's past events

Past Events

2014/01/18
Study the past if you would define the future. ― Confucius Here you can find all cafe Pellicola’s past events: (to go back to our upcoming events, click here) Escape Festival Celebration of meanings in Italian cinema March 2014 The program is devoted to exploring the myriad meanings of escape – from ...


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Long and Short Trip (Shlomi Ron – 2010)

Short Stories
2013/11/29
The magic of cinema as you know can sometimes inspire you to tell your own stories. Here is a short story I wrote a few years ago as a tribute, a tad futuristic, to a particular masterpiece by director Alberto Lattuada. Can you guess the film? <><><> Grahame was riding the bus looking aim...


top100 Italian films to be saved

Top 100

2013/10/16
cafe pellicola is proud to feature select cinematic masterpieces that were selected to be part of The list of the 100 Italian films to be saved (Italian: 100 film italiani da salvare). The project was created with the aim to report “100 films that have changed the collective memory of the country bet...


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Open Roads 2013: Il Riscatto – The Redemption (Giovanna Taviani – 2013)

Documentary
2013/06/21
“Unlikely Combinations” may be considered one of the most effective recipes to drive engagement in arts. In cinema in general and in our case Italian cinema, you can instantly think of many successful examples. Here are two prominent location themes that were heavily used in both comedy and drama genres: 1...