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il giollino, toni servillio
il giollino, toni servillio
il giollino, toni servillio

Il gioiellino – The Little Gem (Andrea Molaioli – 2011)

One of my favorite delights, as you could imagine, is attending film festivals, preferably in Italy. And when I have a chance load up with ton of books. I try to buy either the latest Italian bestsellers or books about some of ...
 
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1860_2
1860_2
1860_2

Open Roads 2011: 1860 I Mille di Garibaldi (Alessandro Blasetti – 1934)

As Italy celebrates its 150th year of unification (aka Risoregimento) this year, the Lincoln Film Society in New York chose to include this masterpiece by Alessandro Blasetti as part of their current festival: Open Roads: New I...
Sant’Eustachio Il Caffè (Rome – 1938)


 
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lenta
lenta
lenta

The Slow Match – La partita lenta (Paolo Sorrentino – 2009)

It’s part of the trio short movies proposed by Per Fiducia, the project already described in the review of Il Premio. This is an intense shot on reality. When we say the eloquence of silence. He makes the silence speak. Slowly,...
 
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award
award
award

The Award – Il premio (Ermanno Olmi – 2009)

This short film is part of “Per Fiducia” (“Through Trust”), an ambitious project that unites three award-winning directors Ermanno Olmi, Gabriele Salvatores, and Paolo Sorrentino in cooperation with Inte...
 
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sopra
sopra
sopra

Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion – Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto (Elio Petri – 1970)

Qualunque imposizione faccia su di noi, egli è servo della Legge e come tale sfugge al giudizio umano -Kafka Whatever imposition is brought upon us, it is served by the law and as such escapes human judgment -Kafka [youtube wid...