Posts Tagged ‘pier paolo pasolini’

La ricotta (Pier Paolo Pasolini -1962)

Right from the choice of the title – The Ricotta – Pasolini kicks off an onslaught of symbols to convey his dissatisfaction with the dull consumerism of Italian society during the economic boom of early 60’s. To his...

Mamma Roma (Pier Paolo Pasolini – 1962)

Individualism vs. determinism is it truly up to the individual to change his destiny or is it all predetermined? Anna Magnani in an emotion explosion In his second film Mamma Roma, Pier Paolo Pasolini is constantly moving betwe...
Illy (Trieste - 1933)


La commare secca – The Grim Reaper (Bernardo Bertolucci -1962)

Master Conflict: a prostitute was killed in Paolino park in Rome Sub-Plots: Police investigation showcases stories of five witnesses that depict how their day started and what they saw when it finishes in Paolino park Themed Ch...

Whoever Says the Truth Shall Die (Philo Bregstein – 1981)

A lot has been written about Italy’s prominent, yet controversial film director, poet and journalist Pier Paolo Pasolini. This documentary film by Philo Bregstein offers a rare glimpse into the tumultuous life of Pasolini until...