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A chronological look at the creative life of Luchino Visconti (1906-1976). It examines his theatricality, role in the neorealist movement, use of melodrama, and relation to decadence. It touches on the impact of a fabulously wealthy childhood, his writing for "Cinema," his politics, his work with Renoir, his appreciation of Thomas Mann, and his deep knowledge of literature and the arts. (imdb)
In 1996, Marcello Mastroianni talks about life as an actor. It's an anecdotal and philosophical memoir, moving from topic to topic, fully conscious of a man "of a certain age" looking back. He tells stories about Fellini and De Sica's direction, of using irony in performances, of constantly working (an actor tries to find himself in characters). He's diffident about prizes, celebrates Rome and Paris, salutes Naples and its people.
Manoel is aging film director who travels with the film crew through Portugal in search of the origins of Afonso, a famous French actor whose father emigrated from Portugal to France and in process remembers his own youth. (imdb)
Take a walk into the weird world of filmmaker Raul Ruiz as he takes us to Paris for a twisted ride. A man which shares four names and four personalities (which is the real one?) is the link between four different, yet similar, stories involving love, lust, crime, and time. (imdb)
Monsieur Cinema, a hundred years old, lives alone in a large villa. His memories fade away, so he engages a young woman to tell him stories about all the movies ever made... (imdb)
Portugal 1938. Pereira is the editor of the culture section of the Lisboa, an unaffiliated evening paper. There is civil war in Spain and the fascists are in power in Portugal, but he concerns himself only with his work and ignores what is going on around him. He hires Monteiro Rossi, an idealistic young man in love with a beautiful communist, as an assistant. He reluctantly helps them when they begin to get into trouble due to subversive activities. Eventually events force him to take a stand. (imdb)
Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards the true image of that absolute and mysterious reality that nobody will ever see". (imdb)
A fashion show in Paris draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors... (imdb)
In this provocative drama, adolescent girl Victorine (Anouk Grinber) struggles with her approaching teenage years while living in a lower-class neighborhood of Marseilles. Her overbearing mother (Myriam Boyer) and her alcoholic father (Marcello Mastroianni) propel her into an almost constant dream world, until she befriends a mysterious woman and later encounters her first love, Petit Paul (Olivier Martinez), with whom she has a brief affair. (www.netflix.com)
Leonor, a widow in a small South American town, gives birth to Charlotte, a dwarf. The mother not only provides a rich childhood for her daughter... (imdb)
Devastated by the news of his wife's affair with the suave Dr. Piquet (Jean-Michel Cannone), Cesario Garibaldi (Marcello Mastroianni) hatches a plan with Dr. Piquet's wife, Pamela (Julie Andrews). Neither of them realized, however, that curtailing the extramarital bliss of their respective spouses would lead to a tricky liason of their own. Based on François Billetdoux's play Tchin-Tchin, this sex farce is set in Paris and directed by Gene Saks. (allrovi.com)
At her husband's funeral, Pearl (Shirley Maclean), Jewish mother of two divorced and antagonistic daughters, meets an old Italian friend (Marcello Mastroianni) of her husband, whose advice years previously had stopped the husband leaving home. For 23 years he, now a widower, has secretly loved Pearl... (imdb)
Alexandre, a TV reporter, is working for a few days in a border town, where a lot of refugees from Albania, Turkey and Kurdistan are packed in. Among them, he notices an old man and thinks he his an important greek politician who disappeared misteriously a few years ago. Back in Athens, he asks this politician's former wife to come and identify him. A slow and dry meditation about inhumanity of borders. (imdb)
Professor Ludovico Bruschi is an elderly Communist whose desire is that of living in an orderly and socially just State. But disorder is just about to break into his life, first of all in the shape of his granddaughter Papere and then in that of Papere's mother Stella, his son's companion. The relationship between Oliviero, Bruschi's son, and Stella has come to an end perhaps because of the extreme youth of the two lovers. (imdb)
Matteo Scuro is a retired Sicilian railroad worker, a widower with five children, all of whom live on the mainland and hold responsible jobs. He decides to surprise each with a visit and finds none as he imagined... (imdb)
Splendor is the name of an old movie theater managed by Jordan (Mastroianni), who inherited it from his father. The theater is in decay and only generates debts and trouble, but Jordan gets aid in his almost quixotian quest from projectionist Luigi (Troisi) and ushurette Chantale (Vlady)... (imdb)
A father and his son who lived seperated for some time meet each other one day and try to talk their problems over and understand their diametrical differences. (imdb)
Aboard a ship late in the 19th-century, a middle-aged Italian tells his story of love to a Russian. In a series of flashbacks filmed almost entirely in creams, whites, and ochers, the clownish and superfluous Romano Patroni leaves his wife's opulent home to visit a spa where he falls in love with a Russian woman whose marriage is a horror... (imdb)
Intervista has been termed a semi-documentary: This is in fact the filmed autobiography of Italian director Federico Fellini, framed in the form of an interview conducted by a Japanese film crew. As the interview progresses Fellini's mind wanders to his earliest days (the reenacted events conflict with several of the "official" stories of his life). (Allmovie)
Spiros retires as a schoolteacher, his daughter is married, and he starts his annual journey with his bees to get honey from different areas. In his truck he finds a young girl who has just been abandoned and has no roots. Spiros lets her follow for a day... (imdb)
Amelia and Pippo are reunited after several decades to perform their old music-hall act (imitating Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers) on a TV variety show. (imdb)
A businessman from the United States returns to Italy for the first time in four decades only to discover that an old girlfriend of his, along with her brother, have involved him in a massive hoax. (imdb)
It begins after Mattia leaves his family (his wife and his mother-in-law).The events in Mattia's life suddenly take a soaring run;the casino's villains turn up.Mattia meets Véronique (Caroline Berg).The music is,throughout the film ,alert and powerful,suggesting rather a "giallo" than a satire.There is no transition between Mattia's provincial life and his Monte-Carlo break. (imdb)
The team reunites after 20 years to commit another robbery.
The story begins at a medieval dressing party. A man, dressed as the King Enrico IV, falls from his horse and hits his head. This causes him serious lesions and gets insane, believing he is really the King. (imdb)
This sometimes confusing erotic drama about the incestuous relationship of a mother and daughter is based on the autobiography of Italian theater actress Piera Degli Esposti though it focuses more on her mother Eugenia.
In 1925, Gabriela becomes cook, mistress, and then wife of Nacib, a bar owner in a small Brazilian coastal town runs by the local colonels. Nacib becomes tired of Gabriela's uneducated ways, and annuls the marriage when he finds her in bed with his friend Tonico. The political ways of the town modernize slightly and Gabriela returns as Nacib's mistress. (imdb)
Exotic Morocco is the background for this psychological thriller. Marcello Mastroianni plays an ex-diplomat in jail for the murder of his wife. He is soon visited by a young woman who not only happens to be his lover but his step-daughter as well. In turn, she meets an American engineer (Beringer) and ultimately falls in love with him. A bizarre erotic triangle forms as the tale of strange bedfellows comes to a shocking climax.
In June of 1791, a group of passengers in a stagecoach find themselves caught up in the events of the French Revolution, when they find themselves in the city of Varennes when revolutionists arrest the fleeing King Louis. (imdb)
Based on the book by Curzio Malaparte, the film is a collection of bitter memories about the Allied liberation of Naples. (umuc.edu)
After witnessing the brutal murder of an elderly lady, a man has an encounter with a bizarre woman who claims to be an old lover of his... A lover who apparently committed suicide years ago. (imdb)
On a terrace in Rome, a group of Italian communist politicians and intellectuals have a party. (en.wikipedia.org)
A businessman finds himself trapped at a hotel and threatened by women en masse. (imdb)
A mandolin strummer, who makes a living serenading in small restaurants, becomes mixed up in mysterious murders. (bfi)
A tremendous congestion hit the Roma highway ring. The biggest traffic jam ever seen endures for more than 36 hours. People blocked in their cars react at the beginning normally. But the more the time advance the more we are witness of personal dramas, hysteric reactions and more. All the episodes are linked like one only plot. Cars and their hosts are a microcosm of stories part of a major universe: the congestion. (imdb)
A man walking on the beach near New York City finds the corpse of King Kong. He also finds Kong's orphaned son, and takes it to a friend who lives in the city, and they decide to raise it. (imdb)
An idyllic May-December romance becomes unraveled when the much-older man begins suspecting that his tender young lover may be his own daughter, the result of an illicit affair many years before. (allmovie)
After a beautiful woman's husband is murdered by the Sicilian Mafia, she is romanced by both an attorney and a local crook while maintaining her proper image. (allrovi.com)
The film is set during the late 1930s: the occasion is the first meeting between Mussolini and Hitler. Left alone in her tenement home when her fascist husband runs off to attend the historic event, Sophia Loren strikes up a friendship with her homosexual neighbor Mastroianni. As the day segues into night, Loreon and Mastroianni develop a very special relationship that will radically alter both of their outlooks on life. (imdb)
Since her husband pronounced her frigid on her wedding night, Antonia DeAngelis has been an invalid. When he disappears, she believes him dead: she leaves her bed and takes over his business, traveling to see clients. She discovers her husband's passions, his political writing, mistresses, and his indifference to the peasants on her family's land. She improves their lot, begins an affair with a young foreign doctor, and publishes her husband's writings... (imdb)
Don Gaetano (Marcello Mastroianni) is a priest who is supervising a group of Christian Democrats on a religious retreat. The objective is to help these politicians purify their past wrongdoings, no matter how large or small, and live closer to God. The retreat takes place in a concrete bunker with plenty of small rooms for contemplation and icons set here and there to offer inspiration... (All Movie Guide)
A police commissioner and a political activist join to investigate the suspicious death of a playboy prince. (imdb)
An episodic satire of the political and social status of Italy in the seventies, through the shows of one day of a television channel... Written by Alkistis Zografou (imdb)
A mental hospital somewhere in Tuscany during the thirties. Far away from fascism, this closed world is ruled over by Dr. Bonaccorsi, a passionate benevolent psychiatrist whose dream is to isolate the germ of madness. (imdb)
A beautiful woman (Laura Antonelli) engages in affairs with two men, playing them against each other. Set in the decadent Roaring Twenties, the triangle dissolves against suicide and fascism. (imdb)
A happy-go-lucky prostitute gets mixed up with the Mafia. (imdb)
Based on the novel by Carlo Fruttero and Franco Lucentini. An inspector investigates the death of a 50-year old architect, found dead in his office with his head smashed in. (bfi)
An absurd "Western" set in Paris following Custer, Buffalo Bill, Custer's boss, General Terry and a white woman-exploiting Indian scout.
Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of these three idealists and how they deal with the inevitable disillusionments of life. (imdb)
An anarchist leader (Fulvio) wishes to retire, as he is old and tired. He tries to hide himself, but his friends find him and insist he carries on helping them. (imdb)
A male Parisian driving school owner who goes to see his doctor and complains of feeling run down is pronounced four months pregnant. When the diagnosis is confirmed by a specialist, the result is an international media frenzy. (imdb)
In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the mass execution of Italian nationals under the orders of SS-Lieutenant Colonel Kappler. (imdb)
A man and his mistress have just taken off for a weekend romp when they're kidnapped by a trio of bank robbers. They wind up becoming media "stars" as police and reporters follow them. They all wind up at the beat-up shack of a cranky old codger, with the police surrounding them and the robbers threatening to kill everybody. (imdb)
A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death. (imdb)
Rome, 187 b.C. Marcus Porcius Cato wants the brothers Scipio Africanus and Scipio Asiaticus to answer for the disappearance of five hundred talents during their campaign in Syria.
Correva l'anno di grazia 1870 (1972) - TV Movie
In this politically conscious Italian drama a woman's working-class husband becomes the prisoner of the Vatican after he commits political crimes. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi
Liza slowly replaces Melampo, Giorgio's dog. While she accepts it, Giorgio forces her to wear collars and leashes
An extreme version of "Alice in Wonderland" by Roman Polanski.
Catherine and Marcello have lost their daughter. At only 9 months old, the baby died from a rare illness. Isolating themselves, the couple hide from the world in their apartment. There they try to deal with their deep mourning for the baby, recalling the happy times when the child was still alive. The film is based on personal experiences of Nadine Trintignant. (imdb)
Discovering her boyfriend is married, a young lady attempts to take her life, pausing only to phone a Help Line. Finding herself very much alive in hospital she meets the priest who took the call and, much taken with him, she starts trying to date him. (imdb)
This quirky story of a simple soul from an Alaskan mining town adrift in Chicago starts in a charming humorous way as Rocco finds himself cut off from his travelling companions and undertaking a series of increasingly bizarre and complex events which threaten and finally destroy his childlike friendliness and eternal optimism. (IMDB)
A three-way love affair in the Rome of the early seventies. Construction worker Oreste and young fiancee Adelaide meet Nello, cook in a pizzeria. This love triangle often go to communist rallies, and enjoy the filthy beach of Ostia. Will the hostile environment leave a way to jealousy?
An Italian woman conducts a desperate search for her husband, a soldier considered missing in action in Russia - like fifty thousand others during WWII. (imdb)
Prince Leo (Marcello Mastroianni), last in the line of rulers of a long-deposed monarchy on continental Europe and jaded with the frenetic search for kicks with the European jet-set, returns to his father's London town house for rest. With him are social-climber Margaret (Billie Whitelaw), to whom he is engaged, and Laszlo (Vladek Sheybal), who is planning a counter revolution which will restore Leo to the kingship of the monarchy. Leo is shocked to discover the one exclusive neighborhood has de (imdb)
Block-notes di un regista (1969) - TV Episode
Fellini discusses his views of making motion pictures and his unorthodox procedures. He seeks inspiration in various out of the way places. During this film viewers go with him to the Colisseum at night, on a subway ride past Roman ruins, to the Appian Way, to a slaughterhouse, and on a visit to Marcello Mastroianni's house. Fellini also is seen in his own office interviewing a series of unusual characters seeking work or his help. (imdb)
Four thieves try to steal the Imperial Jewels of Russia. (imdb)
Julia, a divorced American fashion designer, is dying of a tragic, incurable disease. With only ten days to live, she spends her time vacationing in an Italian villa and watching television. She spots a TV interview with an Italian engineer Valerio, who designs plastic air bags to protect passengers in automobile collisions. (imdb)
Pasquale and Maria, husband and wife, live in a palace supposedly haunted by ghosts and pay no rent. When Pasquale finds some food in the cupboard he thinks the ghosts are at work. Actually it's Maria's lover, a very rich man, who showers her with presents. (imdb)
In an atmosphere of political tension when the French still control Algiers, an Algerian is killed on the beach and a French man who has lived in Algiers all his life is arrested for the murder... (imdb)
Stuck in a dream world of his own, Italian sculptor Albert Saporito (Marcello Mastroianni) sometimes has difficulty separating truth from fiction. When he dreams that his gangster neighbor has been murdered, he reports the crime to the police, only to involve himself in a complicated situation. This film is in Italian with English subtitles. (allmovie.com)
In an attempt to stem the heroin trade from Iran, a group of narcotics agents working for the UN inject a radioactive compound into a seized shipment of opium, in the hopes that it will lead them to the main heroin distributor in Europe. Along the way, they encounter a mysterious woman doing her own investigating of the smuggling operation. Together, they follow the trail as it leads them through the back alleys and luxury resorts of Europe. (imdb)
Since it was made in 1965, we can assume that Casanova '70 is set five years in the future. Marcello Mastroianni stars as the modern incarnation of the legendary lover. This Casanova is a NATO officer who is sexually aroused only when danger threatens... (All Movie Guide)
A journalist undertakes an enquiry into human selfishness. (bfi)
A Milan industrialist is obsessed with the bursting point of toy balloons. (bfi)
His Vice Was Selling His Wife...Until the Vice Went Versa (imdb)
Some people like violence so much, that they decide to create a club in which human hunts are organized - members being alternately hunters, and prey, until they end up dead. (imdb)
Domenico, a successfull businessman, with an eye for the girls, begins an affair with Filumena when she is 17 years old... (imdb)
Mario Monicelli's wonderfully full portrait of an early workers' strike at a Turino textile factory. (IMDB Comments)
Stories about three very different women and the men they attract. (imdb)
A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies (imdb)
Enrico Corsi, in Rome, reflects on his relationship with his younger brother Lorenzo, following Lorenzo's recent passing from a long and debilitating illness at the age of twenty-seven in Florence.
When Jill becomes a movie star, she soon discovers that her private life is destroyed by persistent fans that won't leave her alone. Her mothers ex-lover, Fabio, tries to protect her. (imdb)
An old prince (Eduardo De Filippo) lives in his ancient palace in Rome together with the ghosts of his ancestors; he proudly rejects a huge offer for the palace by a real estate group seeking a place to build a department store; but the prince suddenly dies (and joins the ghosts!) and his nephew (Marcello Mastroianni), just back from the States, sells the palace for a much lesser price. (imdb)
Baron Fefé Cefalù is a Sicilian nobleman bored of life and of wife Rosalia: he falls in love with young and beautiful cousin Angela... (imdb)
Giovanni, a sucessful writer, and his wife Lydia visit their friend Tommaso who is dying in hospital... (imdb)
A socialite is murdered and her playboy lover is brought in for questioning. During his stay in custody we get to see the real sneaky playboy in action via flashback.
Marcello is a young playboy journalist who spends his days between celebrities and rich people, seeking for ephemeral joy in parties and sex... (imdb)
The bordellos of Rome are closing down, and four working girls decide to plough their hard-earned cash into an out-of-town trattoria. They need the support of a shifty but powerful ex-client to get them started. The business takes off and they begin to believe they have a chance of a new kind of life, without having to sell their bodies. However, the shadow of their pasts is ever-present. (Channel4.com)
Women love handsome Antonio because they think of him as the perfect lover. But he has problems to fullfill this ideal and Barbara only notices his failures when they are married. When the town learns about his trouble they start laughing at him... (imdb)
Illicit passions pervade an Italian town, where men gather nightly for the cynical "game of the law".
A husband and wife are divided. He likes football, is in fact a referee, and so neglects her. She tries other men; he other women, and finally they discover that they love each other. (bfi)
It is Summer. It is the right time for love, especially in a most romantic place as Golfo del Tigullio. Different stories: Dorina looking for a rich lover; Clara who takes a fancy to the young Walter while her daughter Lina tries to save her; Aristarco who gave up his career to follow Ada's, but who likes Jacqueline; Renata who is offered by her husband to Ferrari to get money; Marcello who, extraditing Micheline to France, misses the train and falls in love with her. (imdb)
An Italian comedy film which switches between the stories of three couples on the same day.
Peppe, formerly a boxer, organizes the break-in of a pawnshop. Tiberio, an unemployed photographer, Mario, a receiver, the Sicilian Michele and Capannelle, an ex-jockey, are the other members of the gang (imdb)
Pietro, a young champion of natural childbirth, is in love with a nurse; they keep their affair secret until she falls pregnant. Worried that marriage will affect his career, she participates in breathing exercises, physical training and lectures explaining the physiology of parturition. (en.wikipedia.org)
Story of a quack doctor who falls in love with one of his "patients". (imdb)
Set in the weeks just prior to Christmas, the story focuses on the Yuletide preparations made by five different families. The humor derives from the communication gap between the elder family members and their bewildering offspring. The powerhouse cast is headed by Vittorio de Sica and Marcello Mastrioanni. (movies.nytimes.com)
A humble clerk courts a woman who night after night awaits for the return of her lover. (imdb)
Mario De Santis, seller of toothpaste and regularly married with Valeria, gets accused of being a bigamist.
A rich man's attempts to steal away a poor man's wife set the stage for this comic farce, set in Naples in 1860. (AllMovie)
This film has many similarities to De Santis' own Riso amaro, but it is in color, and the splendor of the Italian countryside is wonderful to behold, as are the charms of Marina Vlady and Marcello Mastroianni in the central parts. (KG)
The Ricordi family's interactions with many of the great composers of the nineteenth century are portrayed. (Wikipedia)
In 1925 the young florentine typographer Mario moves to via del Corno to be near his girl-friend Bianca. Here he becomes friends with Maciste, his landlord, and Ugo, anti-fascists both of them. (imdb)
Five episodes,each illustrating an aspect of post-war Italian life: 1. Mara 2. Il pupo 3. Scena all'aperto 4. Casa d'altri 5. Don Corradino (bfi)
In 1450, the Spaniards decided to conquer the Canary Islands, which still refuse to submit. (en.wikipedia.org)
When young and attractive Lina Stroppiani, a thief like the rest of her family, tries to steal the taxi of Paolo, together with two accomplices, she can't possibly know that this will have far reaching consequences... (imdb)
A film centered around the infatuation with the film industry at the time, and the story of three young women trying to find love and stardom in Cinecitta.
Story of the double-dealing tactics in love and business of an unscrupulous bookie. (bfi)
Three beautiful seamstresses from one of the fashionable dress salons near the Piazza de Spagna in Rome gather on the steps of the square to eat lunch and talk of their love lives. (imdb)
Parigi e Sempre Parigi was the second feature-length effort from famed Italian documentary director Luciano Emmer and tells the story of DeAngelis, an italian that has heard so much about "naughty Paree" that he's determined to experience that naughtiness first hand. (mubi)
A comedy drama about a troupe of third-string variety-act performers who tour Italy's provinces putting on shows in decrepit movie theatres. (worldcat)
Sunday, august 7th. Various people from Rome, poor and rich ones, spend their Sunday at the beach in Ostia.
A young man acts as an intermediary for dirty money trades, and is accused of manslaughter after a fight breaks out during a deal. He must find the murderess himself.
Paolo Silvestri, grandson of a retired admiral, and Massimo Falchetti, son of a rich shipping magnate, are studying at Leghorn Academy. The two friends both love the sea, but whilst Paolo has the Navy in his blood, Massimo hates military discipline. By chance Massimo meets Doris, a film actress, whom he begins to court. Paolo also gets to know Doris, and although he is engaged to Fioretta, a good and honest girl, he too falls in love with the film star.