Alberto Nardi (Alberto Sordi) is a Roman businessman who fancies himself a man of great capabilities, but whose factory (producing lifts and elevators) teeters perennially on the brink of catastrophe. Alberto is married to a rich and successful businesswoman from Milan, Elvira Almiraghi (Franca Valeri) who has a no-nonsense attitude and barely tolerates the attempts of her husband to keep his factory afloat with her money.
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The Mad Dog Killer (1977) Sergio Grieco, Helmut Berger, Marisa Mell, Richard Harrison, Crime, Thriller
Sadistic no-count killer Nanni Vitali and three other equally brutish hoodlums escape from prison. The foul foursome embark on a savage rape, murder, and robbery spree. Vitali even abducts and defiles frightened hapless lass Giuliana Caroli. Meanwhile, rugged police inspector Giulio Santini is determined to bag the despicable Vitali.
Emanuelle Around the World (1977) Joe D’Amato, Laura Gemser, Ivan Rassimov, Karin Schubert, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Adult
Famous undercover journalist Emanuelle teams with her friend Cora Norman to uncover a white slave ring that traffics in women kidnapped from various locales around the world. Her investigations leaves plenty of time, however, for globe-trotting and bed-hopping. As each lead turns up bad, Emanuelle begins to wonder if she can ever put an end to this horrible slavery ring.
One Kiss / Un bacio (2016) Ivan Cotroneo, Rimau Ritzberger Grillo, Valentina Romani, Leonardo Pazzagli, Drama
Lorenzo, Blu and Antonio are high school sophomores living in a small city in the North of Italy. All three are outcasts, albeit for different reasons.
Antonio is a star basketball player on his high-school team, but that doesn’t mean he’s popular by any means. Soft-spoken, awkward, and still grieving over his older brother’s death, he’s excluded from his teammates and considered dumb.
Three musicians arrive in a Mexican village destroyed by El Supremo and learn, from the only survivor, of the lost treasure of Montezuma hidden in an Aztec temple. Along comes Pecos and the search is on.
Argoman (1967) Sergio Grieco, Roger Browne, Dominique Boschero, Eduardo Fajardo, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Argoman is practically invincible with powers beyond the scope of mortal man. Who is Sir Reginald Hoover, he seems to know what mission Argoman is involved with? Will Jenabell become the Queen of the World and achieve her wishes to outsmart Argoman?
Maddalena… zero in condotta / Maddalena, Zero for Conduct (1940) Vittorio De Sica, Vera Bergman, Carla Del Poggio, Comedy
A young man studying in an academy secretarial practice makes writing letters addressed to an imaginary recipient who supposedly lives in Rome. One day, just for fun, it gets to write a love letter and, by chance, that letter is mailed and arrives at the hands of someone who, moved by curiosity, decided to inform the sender.
Death Walks at Midnight (1972) Luciano Ercoli, Nieves Navarro, Simón Andreu, Pietro Martellanza, Mystery, Thriller
Valentina, a beautiful fashion model, takes an experimental drug as part of a scientific experiment. While influenced by the drug, Valentina has a vision of a young woman being brutally murdered with a viciously spiked glove. It turns out that a woman was killed in exactly the same way not long ago and soon Valentina finds herself stalked by the same killer.
Everyone wants to know who the Mexican is. He always answer slowly, “my name is Pecos”. Pecos Martinez ( Robert Woods) to be exact, and he’s returned to his hometown of Houston to settle up with Clain(Norman Clarke), the leader of a gang of cut-throats. Clain is busy looking for the money from a recent robbery that’s been stolen from him. Soon the stolen cash in Pecos’ vengeance entwine and all hell breaks loose.
Altromondo / Anotherworld (2008) Fabiomassimo Lozzi, Francesco Apolloni, Domenico Balsamo, Mirko Batoni, Comedy, Drama, Romance
An experimental drama entirely composed by monologues. A personal journey through male homosexuality – from darkness to light, from total denial to complete acceptance – as told in monologues performed by actors and adapted from interviews with ordinary Italian gay men. A multicolored kaleidoscopic journey through a varied and multi-faceted aspect of the human experience that is rarely represented on the big screen.