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La Grande Bellezza
La Grande Bellezza
La Grande Bellezza

La Grande Bellezza – The Great Beauty (Paolo Sorrentino – 2013)

This movie is a portrait of the lifestyle and human attitude that is typical of Roman society: decadent, indolent and insolent – if you allow me to express these words also in English. Sorrentino gives us fantastic, charm...
 
Drama
 
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 ...
Sant’Eustachio Il Caffè (Rome – 1938)


 
Comedy
 
Anni Ruggenti ( Luigi Zampa - 1962)
Anni Ruggenti ( Luigi Zampa - 1962)
Anni Ruggenti ( Luigi Zampa - 1962)

Gli Anni Ruggenti – Roaring Years (Luigi Zampa – 1962)

I saw this charming Italian comedy the other night on YouTube projected on my big screen and tried to imagine some of the thoughts that ran through audiences’ minds who saw it for the first time in Italian movie theaters ...
 
Comedy
 
il dentone
il dentone
il dentone

Guglielmo il dentone – William “Il Dentone” (Luigi Filippo D’Amico – 1965)

These days YouTube is overflowing with rare cinematic gems like this short film by Luigi Filippo D’Amico Guglielmo il dentone, which is part of a triptych film named I Complessi with the other two shorts directed by Dino ...
 
Drama
 
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...