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Live-action adaptation of the classic story of a wooden puppet named Pinocchio who comes to life.
A story about a number of people in Italy, some American, some Italian, some residents, some visitors, and the romances and adventures and predicaments they get into.
A portrait of italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.
Love and injury in time of war. Attilio de Giovanni teaches poetry in Italy. He has a romantic soul, and women love him. But he is in love with Vittoria, and the love is unrequited. Every night he dreams of marrying her, in his boxer shorts and t-shirt, as Tom Waits sings. Vittoria travels to Iraq with her friend, Fuad, a poet; they are there with the second Gulf War breaks out. Vittoria is injured. Attilio must get to her side, and then, as war rages around him, he must find her the medical care she needs. In war, does love conquer all? (imdb)
A comic series of short vignettes in which Jarmusch delves into the normal pace of the world from an extraordinary angle, showing just how absorbing the obsessions, joys and addictions of life can be.
Actors Donald Sutherland, Terence Stamp, Roberto Benigni and author Italo Calvino tell fascinating, often hilarious stories about working with Federico Fellini in this irreverent portrait of the Maestro. (Film Forum)
Roberto Benigni brings one of the world's most famous and beloved tales magically to the screen. (Miramax)
The well-known little village from the Asterix and Obelix-comic books is in trouble: It is the last place not controlled by Rome... (imdb)
From one of the world's most acclaimed comic filmmakers comes an unexpected and unforgettable fable about the power of laughter to move the human heart and the power of the imagination to bolster the human spirit. (Miramax Films)
A vicious serial sex killer is on the loose, and landscape gardener and shop-window outfitter Loris is the prime suspect... (imdb)
Eighth entry in the Pink Panther. It is nearly 30 years since Inspector Jacques Clouseau managed to get Maria Gambrelli off from a murder charge (events of "A Shot In The Dark")... (imdb)
A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities.(imdb)
A kindhearted but bumbling idiot who likes to steal bananas, is passed off for a snitch hiding from the mob. (imdb)
The elfin, irrepressible and very popular Italian comic Roberto Benigni and the similarly popular Paolo Villaggio star in this, the last of celebrated director Federico Fellini's films. The film's dreamlike story follows the meanderings of the moon-struck (or lunatic) Salvini (Benigni). (All Movie Guide)
Father Maurice (Maurizio - Walther Matthau), a priest living in a residential college for priests in Rome, is called out one day to "exorcise" the devil from someone. The devil turns out to be in the form of a fun-loving man called Giuditta (Judith - Roberto Benigni). What Father Maurice doesn't know is that this type of devil will turn his life around. (imdb)
DJ Zack and pimp Jack end up in prison for being too laid-back to avoid being framed for crimes they didn't commit.
Coffee and Cigarettes (1986) - Short Film
In a vignette called "Strange to meet you," Roberto sits at a small table in a coffee bar. Five cups of coffee and two ashtrays are in front of him; he drinks and smokes. Steven joins him. They start a conversation about cigarettes and coffee. (IMDB) (imdb)
A teacher (Saverio) and a schoolkeeper (Mario) get lost in the Italian countryside. They find themselves in the late 15th century, they met Leonardo da Vinci and try to teach him how to play cards, they try to stop Columbus, they sing beatles's song etc... (imdb)
Collective documentary about the funerals of Italian Communist Party leader Enrico Berlinguer.
Short stories are connected by two things: love and disturbing. People fall in love after huge fights, and someone is always on their road.
Two hungry men become friends in adversity, but are thrown into gaol when they cause a traffic jam by looking at the sky. In gaol, they meet a sophisticated but hungry con-man, whose trick is to dine in restaurants without paying... (bfi)
The Pope (Manfred Freyburger) is disturbed by the fact that today's youth are not as spiritually inclined as they should be, and so he decides to set up a Vatican television station and entice them back into the religion of their ancestors. (moviefone.com)
A drama about a well-meaning teacher and his young pre-school class. Although his unconventional techniques enthrall his young students, his methods stir controversy among the more traditionally minded parents and school administrators. A trip to a nearby factory enlightens the kids but draws criticism from the parent's of the children who work there. The concerned teacher is questioned by police when he helps a young five-year-old fiddle player who runs away from home. (allmovie)
8 comic sketches set in Italy, with 4 of the most famous European sex symbols of the 70's playing 2 roles each; (imdb)
Recently widowed American opera diva Caterina takes her teenaged son Joe with her on a long singing tour to Italy. Absorbed in her hectic work in various Verdi operas around Rome, Caterina is soon shocked to discover that her troubled and lonely son has become a heroin addict... (imdb)
Michel (Yves Montand) has had to deal with the death of his wife, while Lydia (Romy Schneider) is mourning the loss of her daughter. Both Michel and Lydia are lonely, and they are attempting to start a relationship together, but neither has been able to purge themselves of their sorrows, which makes it difficult for them to live in the moment. (All Movie Guide)
The story of Mario (Benigni), a young man in his 20s who lives with his mother and spends his time with his friends in porn theaters or trying to pick up ladies at dancing parties. A humorous view on the troubles of the "Modern Man".