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.
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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.
Hole in the Forehead (1968) Giuseppe Vari, Dragomir Bojanic-Gidra, Claudio Undari, Rosy Zichel, Western
Berlinguer ti voglio bene / Berlinguer, I Love You (1977) Giuseppe Bertolucci, Roberto Benigni, Alida Valli, Carlo Monni, Comedy, Drama, Romance
The fiery performance, conducted by Giuseppe Morelli with the Rome Opera Chorus and Orchestra, knocks all recent digital efforts into a cocked hat. A few cinematic liberties seem permissible to me and this is surely one of the best films of an opera.
Kiss the Other Sheik / Oggi, domani, dopodomani (1965) Eduardo De Filippo, Marco Ferreri, Marcello Mastroianni, Catherine Spaak, Virna Lisi, Comedy
Marcello Mastroianni stars in this film which combines much of the 1965 release Paranoia with new footage. A police inspector is told of the bizarre behavior of a pistol-packing papa who shoots blanks at his wife to keep her intimidated. He inserts a real bullet every so often just to let her know she should pay attention.
Coby is an ex-soldier and billiard champion. He and his friend Len accept the sum of 50,000 dollars to investigate the trafficking of arms across the Mexican border, but the pair come across a new revolutionary revolver.