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Daniele Luchetti – Lacci AKA The Ties (2020)

The Ties (Italian: Lacci) is a 2020 Italian romantic drama film directed by Daniele Luchetti, based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Domenico Starnone.
In early 1980s Naples, the marriage of a loving couple is threatened by a potential affair between the husband and a younger woman.

The picture will have its world premiere on 2 September 2020 at the 77th Venice International Film Festival, out of competition. Read More »

Vittorio De Seta – Un giorno in Barbagia AKA A Day in Barbagia (1958)

From sunrise to sunset, Vittorio De Seta chronicles the lives of Sardinian women who look after both home and fields while their shepherd husbands are away tending their flocks. Read More »

Vittorio De Seta – Isole di fuoco AKA Islands of Fire (1955)

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This prize-winning short is a poetic portrait of life on the coast of Sicily before, during, and following a volcanic eruption. Read More »

Achille Mauri – Carie (2020)

The perception of a place, the idea we create of it and the emotions it arouses in us are closely linked to the type of interaction between different aspects. Carie is the discovery of a new dimension of climbing, but at the same time an excuse to stop and reflect on what it means to maintain a balance between safeguarding the environment and human development, creating a multiparty discussion on the matter. It is a journey that began in one way and was transformed during the course of the project, one piece at a time, thanks to a succession of encounters during the search for possible climbing routes in the marble quarries of the Apuan Alps. Read More »

Vittorio De Seta – Pastori di Orgosolo AKA Orgosolo’s Shepherds (1958)

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The striking landscapes of rural Sardinia provide the backdrop to this lyrical look at the hardscrabble lives of the region’s shepherds in winter. Read More »

Luigi Filippo D’Amico – Il Presidente del Borgorosso Football Club AKA The President of the Borgorosso Football Club (1970)

Hilarious comedy on the world of football fans !
16 March 2002 | by skulli99 – IMDB review

Albero Sordi is known in Italy, not only for his many comical and dramatic film roles but also for playing parts which reflected the new realities of Italian society.In 1970 the football sports industry was nothing new , but a comedy/comical film about it definitely was.

Albero Sordi plays the part of Benito Fornaciari, a pale, religiously devout Catholic Upper Middle class Italian, who inherits from a long lost uncle a minor league football club , of all things !! He decides to visit the club so as to sell it.But the local population has other ideas ,through an almost armed uprising they “force” him not to sell the club, but rather, lead it to other glories on the football field. Read More »

Vittorio De Seta – I dimenticati AKA The Forgotten (1959)

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Vittorio De Seta travels to a remote province in southern Italy to capture a unique celebration known as the “Feast of Silver.” Read More »