Political
 
 
 
Drama
 
giuliano
giuliano
giuliano

Salvatore Giuliano (Francesco Rosi – 1962)

In this masterpiece classic director Francesco Rosi tells the story of Salvatore Giuliano, a famous Sicilian gangster that during the mid-40’s collaborated with a Sicilian separatist group, Movement for the Independence of Sici...
 
Drama
 
eboli1
eboli1
eboli1

Christ Stopped At Eboli – Cristo si è Fermato a Eboli (Francesco Rosi – 1979)

In this film, Francesco Rosi tells the story of painter Carlo Levi, an anti-fascist activist that was arrested in Turin in 1935 and was sent by Mussolini to the remote town of Gagliano (invented name) – in what is known t...
Danesi (Rome - 1905)


 
Drama
 
la_scorta
la_scorta
la_scorta

The Escort – La Scorta (Ricky Tognazzi – 1993)

Ricky Tognazzi’s classic anti-mafia thriller is deeply grounded in reality. The film was made a year after judge Giovanni Falcone was murdered as he was on his way to Palermo airport. The judge, his wife, and three police bodyg...
 
Neorealism
 
hands
hands
hands

Hands over the City – Le Mani Sulla Città (Francesco Rosi – 1963)

The characters and events shown are imaginary The social and environmental context is real Fracesco Rosi‘s outrageously bold social realism film ends with the above condemning statement. The film offers a unique over the ...
 
Drama
 
partner
partner
partner

Partner (Bernardo Bertolucci – 1968)

I had no particular expectations from this film. I believe a film synopsis has this ingrained tendency to misrepresent sometimes. In this film Bernardo Bertolucci takes you to his early days in cinema, during the tumultuous lat...