Nanni Loy

  • Nanni Loy – Made in Italy (1965)

    1961-1970ComedyCommedia all'ItalianaItalyNanni Loy

    The ’60s for Italian cinema were the decade of the film a episodi, with 3-4 segments that may almost reach the feature-film length and were directed by celebrated directors such as Fellini, Visconti, Pasolini, Monicelli.

    Nanni Loy’s Made in Italy is composed instead by many microepisodes, which give him way to depict several facets of Italian society and, not unimportantly, to cast several stars: Manfredi, Sordi, Spaak, Chiari, Fabrizi, Magnani, Lisi, Koscina, P. de Filippo…Read More »

  • Luigi Comencini & Nanni Loy & Luigi Magni – Quelle strane occasioni AKA Strange Occasion (1976)

    1971-1980ComedyItalyLuigi ComenciniLuigi MagniNanni Loy

    The first episode with Paolo Villaggio was the centre of controversy over its tastelessness, resulting in director Loy removing his name from it. The star resides in Amsterdam with his wife, making very little money selling specialty Italian food; one day he crosses paths with a local bigwig who notices the generous size of his member and, soon, Villaggio starts bringing home lots of dough – appearing in mask and costume, billed as the “Italian Superman”, in live porn shows making love to nubile girls stretched out on a large plate of pasta!Read More »

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