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Tag Archives: Giuliano Montaldo
Professor James Anders is a seemingly mild-mannered teacher, an American working in Rio De Janeiro. Read More »
I demoni di San Pietroburgo / The Demons of St. Petersburg (2008) Giuliano Montaldo, Predrag ‘Miki’ Manojlovic, Carolina Crescentini, Roberto Herlitzka, Biography, Drama
St. Petersburg, 1860. A member of the imperial family is assassinated. A few days later, the writer Fëdor Michajlovic Dostoevskij meets with Gusiev, a young man committed to a psychiatric hospital. Read More »
Sacco e Vanzetti / Sacco and Vanzetti (1971) Giuliano Montaldo, Gian Maria Volonté, Riccardo Cucciolla, Cyril Cusack, Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1920, the anarchist Italian immigrants Niccola Sacco (Riccardo Cucciolla) and Bartolomeo Vanzetti (Gian Maria Volonté) are sentenced to death, falsely accused of a robbery and murder. Indeed they are condemned due to their political beliefs, in one of the most shameful and hypocrite judgments of the human history.
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Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, fearing his influence in Europe, wants to bring him on trial for ‘heresy’.
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