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Alberto Cavallone – Afrika (1973)

from the Roberto Curti article at esotika’s site:
“Decolonized Africa as a modern-day Little Big Horn, white men as general Custer’s soldiers: that’s how Cavallone described the concept that spawned Afrika (1973). It’s an uncomfortable, uncommercial premise that shows how little Cavallone cared of commercial issues. The theme is once again that of cultural/political clash, in a country – Ethiopia – that’s experiencing a sort of “new birth” after the end of colonialism. Cavallone echoed the confusion and identity crisis of a whole country with those of a group of Europeans who chose to hide themselves in the Third World rather than solve their existential problems. Read More »

Alberto Cavallone – Zelda (1974)

From imdb:
Henry Davis and Zelda are a couple with peculiar sexual tastes. In order to have more freedom, they send their daughter Ingrid to study in a school away from home. They have a relationship with Ursula but, after some time, when they get tired of her, they involve Christian and his wife Clarissa in their erotic games. When Ingrid comes to spend some time home, her presence becomes the catalyst of profound transformations Read More »

Alberto Cavallone – Dal nostro inviato a Copenaghen (1970)

“Two U.S. army deserters of the Vietnam War take refuge in Copenhagen, trying by all means to find a job to survive. Once there one of them becomes schizophrenic, recalling the murders and torture that took place on the front. He has many outbursts and is hidden in the home of a psychiatrist who is trying to heal with unorthodox methods.” Read More »