Silvio Narizzano

  • Silvio Narizzano – Play for Today: Young Shoulders (1984)

    1981-1990DramaSilvio NarizzanoThe Wednesday Play & Play for TodayTVUnited Kingdom

    Glasgow Evening Times, 14 Feb 1984 wrote:
    The play from the novel of the play…

    The special satisfaction John Wain will feel tonight from the screening of his play Young Shoulders (BBC1, 21:40) springs from the fact that its appearance on the small screen puts his work right back where it started.

    Young Shoulders, the first in a new series of Play for Today, began life in John’s fertile imagination as an idea for a television play but grew into a superb novel which won the 1982 Whitbread Prize.

    Now it’s back in its original context, and a stirring drama it makes.Read More »

  • Silvio Narizzano – Senza ragione AKA Redneck [Italian version] (1973)

    1971-1980CrimeItalySilvio NarizzanoThriller

    Franco Nero and Telly Savalas star in the story of a trio of jewel thieves on the lam after a heist goes very wrong. Wrecking their car they take another unaware that there is a teenager hiding in the back. As the flight becomes more frantic, the young man is discovered, upsetting the balance of the thieves.Read More »

  • Silvio Narizzano – Loot (1970)

    1961-1970ComedyCrimeSilvio NarizzanoUnited Kingdom

    This adaptation of Joe Orton’s play focuses on a motley bunch of characters crammed inside a small hotel owned by Mr. McLeavy (Milo O’Shea). While the body of McLeavy’s wife lies freshly dead in a nearby room, her nurse, Fay (Lee Remick), plots to become the next Mrs. McLeavy. Meanwhile, McLeavy’s son and his friend try their best to hide the spoils of a bank heist. As a dim-witted priest and a crooked officer enter the fray, hilarious misplacements, trysts and shocks unfold.Read More »

  • Silvio Narizzano – Fanatic AKA Die! Die! My Darling! (1965)

    1961-1970Hammer FilmsHorrorSilvio NarizzanoThrillerUnited Kingdom

    Patricia Carroll arrives in London to get married with her fiancé Alan Glentower. However, the stubborn Pat decides to pay a visit in the country to Mrs. Trefoile, the mother of her former fiancé Stephen, who died in a car accident. Once there, the religious fanatic Mrs. Trefoile insists to Pat to stay overnight to go to the mass on the next morning. After going to the church, the naive Pat tells Mrs. Trefoile that she was not going to marry Stephen, triggering her insanity. Mrs. Trefoile abducts Pat to purify her sins and make her pure for her beloved sonRead More »

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