Titles You Haven't Rated (35)
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A man wakes up with an annoying sound in the ears and founding a note on the fridge from his girlfriend announcing the death of his friend Luigi. The only problem is that he does not remember of any friend with that name. This is the start of a surrealistic day that would brings profound and unexpected changes to the protagonist.
By responding to a letter addressed to Shakespeare's tragic heroine Juliet Capulet, a young American woman (Amanda Seyfried) vacationing in Verona, Italy, sets in motion a series of events that leads her -- and the missive's lovelorn author (Vanessa Redgrave) -- in search of romance.
Set in the 1930s on the beautiful shores of the Italian Riviera, A Good Woman is an elegant and witty romantic comedy based on Oscar Wilde's classic play "Lady Windermere's Fan." (Lions Gate Films)
On the thresholds of the third millennium the Megaditta employees don't have anymore right subjection towards the heads, so the Megapresident proposes to cloning the accountant Fantozzi. Came back to do everything possible in his old repertoire of flattery, our hero gains a prestige charge: to mind the black sheep of the family, the Megapresident's lastborn. (raitrade)
Ugo Fantozzi has been ejected from Heaven and is sent back to Earth for a short period of time until the staff in Heaven can get Fantozzi a place there. Fantozzi goes through a variety of unfortunate experiences, such as rescuing his retro punk granddaughter Uga, and having to pay a vast telephone bill due to frequent chat line conversations... by Stefano Pavono (imdb)
One by one, with a sweet but inexorable rate, Ugo's colleagues, go to a better life. When Ugo is attending at one of the innumerable funerals, he and the priest remain involved in an accident. The doctor says that Ugo as only one week left to live... (imdb)
A film about a woman in turn of the 20th century Switzerland, who is diagnosed as schizophrenic, and committed to a clinic for mental patients. She comes under the treatment of a Dr. Brokner, whose methods prove unsuccessful, and even lead to a decline in the patient's condition. Then, Dr. Gustav Jung takes an interest in the case, and through strong personal investment and perseverance eventually begins to understand the suffering of his patient.
The ever-hapless Fantozzi (Paolo Villagio) is back, in this comic installment chronicling the adventures of a man whose name has become a by-word in the Italian language for a sad-sack loser. In this story, he is still at work in the large company he will later retire from. In a speech in front of all the employees of the company, the president refers to him as a perfect example of a failure... ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovi (fandango)
After thirty years in the big corporation, Ugo Fantozzi retires. Suddenly, he needs things to do in everyday life and he tries a number of activities: helping Pina shopping; babysitting grand-daughter Uga; a trip to Venice; learning golf. He then fakes documents to get a new job, but in the end he becomes a hypochondriac and doesn't even take a long-awaited chance with Miss Silvani... (imdb)
3 episodes set in Montecarlo. In the first one a priest is compelled to become the lover of a princess. In the second, a con woman tries to cheat an insurance man. In the third, a man has to deal with his wife's suicidal attempts. Written by Salvatore Santangelo (imdb)
In an urban netherworld, a despondent man named Gerard roams the streets, hunting for the perpetrator who raped his sister. She later took her own life. A gallery of grotesque types populates Gerard's netherworld. He suspects a waterfront drunkard and his cherubic sister, both of whom have crucial information about the rape. But Gerard may be hiding something. (rottentomatoes.com)
Franca and her husband Antonio decide to sell a yellow rug which was a gift of Franca's stepfather. One day, while Antonio is out, a strange man rings saying he wishes to buy the rug. But the man's visit becomes a nightmare. He kidnaps Franca and says he killed his wife on that same yellow rug. (imdb)
Two episodes. In the first one, " Il pelo della disgrazia", Mr. Altomare's life is constantly threatened by his neighbor that in Altomare opinion is a jinx. Altomare is obsessed by him and will spend his time finding a way to neutralize his bad luck... In the second one, "Il Mago", Gaspare AKAS Le Grand Gaspar, is an inapt magician. His life will change when he meet a 318 years old witch that give him magic powers, but... Written by 1felco (imdb)
The Russian poet Gortchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th century Russian composer. In a ancient spa town, he meets the lunatic Domenico, who years earlier had imprisoned his own family in a barn to save them from the evils of the world. As Eugenia seeks to tempt Gortchakov into infidelity, he, seeing some deep truth in Domenico's act, becomes drawn to the lunatic.
Fantozzi has problems again. His daughter is pregnant from a man who does not care about this. To save family name, Fantozzi gets involved into medical venture.
The four old friends meet on the grave of the fifth of them, Perozzi, who died at the end of the first episode. Time has passed but they are still up for adventures and cruel jokes, and while they recall the one they created together with the late friend, new ones are on their way, starting right there at the cemetery. (imdb)
Edwige Fenech and Lino Banfi stars in this Italian sex-comedy from Sergio Martino. Mariana (Fenech) and Domenico (Banfi) are on the run from her jealous boyfriend who just happens to be an over-jealous professional football player. (imdb)
Three Italian have to move from their current city to vote to local elections elsewhere. Pasquale is an Italian emigrant living in Munich (Germany). He has to vote somewhere in Calabria (south of Italy). He is genuinely happy to come back in Italy, even if just for some days; but the country he is dreaming is different from the reality he meets. Furio move from Torino to Roma with all his family. He is so niggler and heavy that Magda, his wife, is thinking to escape. Mimmo is a young good fellow (imdb)
On a terrace in Rome, a group of Italian communist politicians and intellectuals have a party. (en.wikipedia.org)
This movie is divided into three parts tracing the lives and problems of various people. (worldcat)
Comedy of a window cleaner who gets a job with a big company and works himself up to the top of the firm, marrying the director's far from charming daughter. (imdb)
The plot is based on the real life case of Leonarda Cianciulli who murdered 3 women between 1939 - 1940 and turned their bodies into soap. However, in the film version many details have been changed and interestingly the 3 female victims are all played by male actors in drag. (theitalywiki)
Just after boarding a train, much to the surprise of his fellow passengers, a man pours a bucket of water over a young girl on the platform. Over the next few hours he explains (and we see in flashback) how he became obsessed by her (so much so that he failed to notice that she was played by two different actresses, representing different sides of her personality), and how she tantalised him, but would never allow him to satisfy his desire for her...
Necchi (a bar owner), Perozzi (a journalist), Melandri (an architect) and Mascetti (a broken nobleman) live in Florence. They have been friends since their youngest years and spend every free moment together organizing complex and terrible jokes to all the people they meet, or just wandering around Tuscany. (imdb)
Udo Kier is without a doubt the sickliest of vampires in any director's interpretation of the Bram Stoker tale... (imdb)
Several bourgeois friends planning to get together for dinner experience a succession of highly unusual occurrences that interfere with their expected dining enjoyment. (imdb)
A series of vignettes that take place in the Trastevere, the bohemian quarter in Rome, featuring the neighborhood and its inhabitants. (worldcat)
Story of a middle-aged bachelor looking for a lady to look after him for the rest of his life. based on the novel "la spartizione" di Piero Chiara. (bfi)
Dissatisfied with the low movement lost souls in Hell, Beelzebub solves send one of his demons to earth to sow discord among mortals. So choose Belfagor for such a task, and the charge, along with his servant Adramalek, to provoke a new war between Rome and Florence.
"Let's Talk About Men" is a four-part episode film, all of which feature the very versatile Nino Manfredi, an actor well-known in Italy but remembered in the United States primarily for "Bread and Chocolate." The film is a sort of follow-up to the 1965 "Let's Talk About Women," directed by Ettore Scola and starring Vittorio Gassman in similar comic vignettes. (imdb)
Film in three episodes on the subject of macabre humour. (bfi)
Visions, memories, and mysticism all help a 40-something woman to find the strength to leave her cheating husband. (imdb)
Antonio and Felice two experience swindlers - always afraid to get arrested by their school friend Malvasia - use the money to pay the college of Antonio's daughter, Diana. Ignoring his origin, Diana falls in love with Franco, who is not only one of her father's victims, but also the policeman's son! Love, humorism and an unexpected inheritance solve a situation that could have gotten out of hand... (movie-time)