The Manzoni High School in Milan is the worst in Italy. When the percentage of those promoted falls to 12%, it's time for the last resort: to entrust the classes to the worst of the available teachers. (imdb)
A Bostonian falls for a professor's daughter while coaching a football team in Italy.
Schoolteacher Luna has a darker side. When a traveling carnival comes to town, Luna visits a conjurer who frees her shadow with a magic lantern. Luna's shadow proves to be as mischievous and sexy as Luna is repressed.
A transplanted Frenchman (Thierry Lhermitte) and an Italian violinist (Maurizio Nichetti) try to avoid work by allowing women to support them in Florida.
A cartoon fan falls for a beauty who likes him even after he turns into a cartoon character.
The director Maurizio Nichetti is invited by a TV studio to introduce a screening of his best-known film, the neo-realist classic 'Ladri di saponette'. But Nichetti is horrified to discover that his black-and-white tale of life in poverty is constantly interrupted by garish colour commercials, and even more horrified when a power cut in the studio causes film and commercials to be mixed up. (imdb)
Sogni e bisogni (1985) - TV Mini-Series
Series of plays written by Sergio Citti, David Grieco. (bfi)
The story of a farmer that succeeded to contest the king Alboino in front of all his Royal court, in the Verona (Italy) of the 12th century, using just his cunning. He will risk several times his own life, but the king won't win any dispute at all. (imdb)
Bradamante, a woman wearing an invincible suit of armor, is travelling the countryside at the time of the Crusades. After ending up in the middle of a web of romantic and cultural tangles, she finds herself in love with a Moor prince, while one of the Christian knights has fallen in love with a Moor princess. Others, however, are against the cross-cultural romance, and Bradamante's love is soon forced into a duel to the death. Will she ever be with her true love? (imdb)
Three girls share a flat in Milano in the '80s. Luisa is a beginner actress dreaming about a career in the show business, Angela is university student and Carlina a part-time teacher. One day Maurizio go to visit them. Maurizio is fallen asleep in front of television when he was six years old and woke up just since few days after twenty! He doesn't speak at all and obviously he is very strange. The life of the three girls will change turning into a surreal experience. (imdb)
An engineer in Milan experiences a series of surreal encounters.