Journalist and man-about-town Marcello struggles to find his place in the world, torn between the allure of Rome’s elite social scene and the stifling domesticity offered by his girlfriend, all the while searching for a way to become a serious writer.
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La passione / The Passion (2010) Carlo Mazzacurati, Silvio Orlando, Giuseppe Battiston, Kasia Smutniak, Comedy, Drama
In the absence of the biological mother, too busy pursuing her theatrical career, we see the glorification of the maternal surrogate, a woman who is a paragon of sacrifice and self-abnegation. La Fuggitiva is also a film in which a child actress takes a prominent role.
Una Vita Tranquilla / A Quiet Life (2010) Claudio Cupellini, Toni Servillo, Marco D’Amore, Francesco Di Leva, Crime, Drama
Radiofreccia / Radio Arrow (1998) Luciano Ligabue, Stefano Accorsi, Luciano Federico, Alessio Modica, Drama
Popular Italian rock star Luciano Ligabue made his directorial debut with this Italian drama based on Fuori e dentro il borgo, his collection of autobiographical short stories about growing up in small-town Italy of the ’70s. DJ Bruno reflects on the past, a small circle of friends, and the hopes of their generation.
The Mighty Crusaders / La Gerusalemme liberata (1958) Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia, Francisco Rabal, Sylva Koscina, Gianna Maria Canale, Action, Adventure, Drama
SEE- The Dance of the seven orgies! SEE- The duel to the death with 100-pound battle axes! SEE- The seduction of Renaldo, the White Knight, by the dark daughter of Damascus! SEE- The mammoth battle between Heathens and Knights for the Holy Sepulcher!
Season for Assassins / Il tempo degli assassini (1975) Marcello Andrei, Joe Dallesandro, Martin Balsam, Magali Noël, Action, Crime, Drama
Mad in Italy (2011) Paolo Fazzini, Gianluca Testa, Eleonora Bolla, Giovanni Maria Buzzatti, Crime, Horror
Story of a budding serial killer, who takes a young lady from a prominent family in the neighboring town, and holds her captive. The film examines the young girl’s plight as she faces a very human terror and fights for survival.
Death Laid an Egg (1968) Giulio Questi, Gina Lollobrigida, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Ewa Aulin, Thriller
A love triangle develops between three people who run a high tech chicken farm. It involves Anna (who owns the farm), her husband Marco (who kills prostitutes in his spare time) and Gabriella (the very beautiful secretary). Marco continues to kill as jealousy becomes more prevalent on the farm.