Marcello and Micaela want to have a child, but it seems Micaela has medical issues preventing a pregnancy. Marcello wants to go to Switzerland for more exotic treatments, but Micaela chooses instead to have her niece Letizia brought home from a fancy boarding school to live with them instead . Unfortunately for Marcello and Micaela, there is something wrong with Letizia, whose presence in their home kicks off a sinister series of disturbing events.
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Skin Deep / Senza buccia (1979) Marcello Aliprandi, Olga Karlatos, Juan Carlos Naya, Maurizio Interlandi, Comedy, Romance, Erotic
In a group of teenagers on holiday in the Aeolian islands and dealing with problems of sexual nature stumbles Adriana, thirty years old and experienced, which resolves the situation by releasing the taboos of shy Daniel.
C’è un fantasma nel mio letto (1981) Claudio Giorgi, Lilli Carati, Renzo Montagnani, Vincenzo Crocitti, Comedy, Erotic
A couple (Carati and Cricotti) have to rent a hotel room which is really a haunted house. Well haunted is overstating it. Just old Renzo as a horny ghost who wants to get it on with Carati. Sexual frolics abound, Carati takes baths and has sex and hubby fulfills his role as cuckold.
Malabimba is possessed by the spirit of a deviant ancestor, after a séance unleashes her, who uses the girl as a tool for unmitigated lust, shocking the girl’s family and “nun protector” with suspicious sexually depraved behavior.
Giallo a Venezia (1979) Mario Landi, Leonora Fani, Jeff Blynn, Gianni Dei, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Erotic
Sleaziest giallos you could ever hope to see. Bodies are found at the edge of a canal in Venice. The police start asking friends of the late couple for clues, but as soon as they start their investigations, more dead bodies start piling up. What is the connection, and out of all the unsavoury characters that appear on the screen, does any of them have a clear alibi (or conscience)?
Il conformista / The Conformist (1970) Bernardo Bertolucci, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Gastone Moschin, Drama
This story opens in 1938 in Rome, where Marcello has just taken a job working for Mussollini and is courting a beautiful young woman who will make him even more of a conformist. Marcello is going to Paris on his honeymoon and his bosses have an assignment for him there. Look up an old professor who fled Italy when the fascists came into power. At the border of Italy and France, where Marcello and his bride have to change trains, his bosses give him a gun with a silencer. In a flashback to 1917, we learn why sex and violence are linked in Marcello’s mind.
Malèna (2000) Giuseppe Tornatore, Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Sulfaro, Luciano Federico, Drama, Romance, War
Amidst the outbreak of World War II, Renato, a young Sicilian boy, becomes infatuated with beautiful war widow Malena. Malena is leered at by men, reviled by women and eventually suffers greatly for her beauty. Ever-watchful Renato does not come to her aid but, nevertheless, learns a valuable lesson about courage.
The Body / Il corpo (1974) Luigi Scattini, Carroll Baker, Zeudi Araya Cristaldi, Luigi Antonio Guerra, Drama, Thriller, Erotic
Mann comes to work for salerno and his common-law wife Araya, and with Salerno going away from time to time, Mann and Araya fall for each other, and the classic love triangle develops. From here it leads them all down the path of self-destruction.
A mastermind thief known as Kriminal narrowly escapes execution. He always manages to stay one step ahead of the law with each new crime he commits. Will Kriminal be able to pull of his biggest score yet or will a double cross lead to his demise?