Tag Archives: italian

Nenè (1978) Salvatore Samperi, Leonora Fani, Tino Schirinzi, Paola Senatore, Drama

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It’s the late 1940s in Italy. WWII is over, but society the world over still bears its scars. In a remote countryside, one family of four occupies a big villa: a young boy, his older sister and their parents. Ju (Sven Valsecchi) is a cute and innocent boy – curious like most kids his age about such things as love, kisses, women’s breasts and generally the difference between sexes. When his cousin, a 14-year-old orphaned girl, moves in with the family, Ju discovers an opportunity to satisfy his increasing curiosity about the female sex. But it all comes at a price…

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Il sole negli occhi (1953) Antonio Pietrangeli, Gabriele Ferzetti, Irene Galter, Pina Bottin, Drama

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Celestina è una ragazza campagnola di Castelluccio di Norcia: ingenua, sprovveduta, ignorante, dopo aver perduto entrambi i genitori va a Roma a fare la domestica presso la casa di una coppia di pensionati. A Roma fa la conoscenza di Fernando, giovane idraulico che la corteggia insistentemente. I due anziani pensionati la trattano come una figlia e progettano di lasciarle in eredità un piccolo orto, ma questa decisione scatena le accuse e le rimostranze degli interessati parenti, che costringono Celestina a lasciare la casa. La giovane domestica trova allora lavoro in una casa signorile, ma anche qui scoppia uno scandalo quando lei viene sorpresa a baciarsi con l’idraulico.

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Gruppo di famiglia in un interno / Conversation Piece (1974) Luchino Visconti, Burt Lancaster, Helmut Berger, Silvana Mangano, Drama, Romance

Gruppo di famiglia in un interno (1974)
Retired professor of American origin lives solitary life in luxurious palazzo in Rome He is confronted by vulgar Italian marchesa and her companions: her lover, her daughter and daughter’s boyfriend and forced to rent to them an apartment on upper floor of his palazzo. From this point his quiet routine is turned into chaos by his tenants’ machinations, and everybody’s life is taking unexpected but inevitable turn.

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I 3 aquilotti / The Three Pilots (1942) Mario Mattoli, Michela Belmonte, Leonardo Cortese, Carlo Minello, Romance, War

I 3 aquilotti (1942)
Three inseparable companions, the Air Force students Marco, Mario and Philip, are eagerly following courses for the achievement of the pilot’s license. They come to Caserta to spend a holiday with the mother and younger sister of Mario, and a romance blossoms between the sister and Mark. But the brother of the girl is stubbornly opposed to their engagement because he is not convinced of the seriousness of the intentions of Mark and so their friendship suffers. Having completed the courses, the students are separated and are being sent to their destinations on the battlefield. After several months the girl’s brother has an accident in his unit, he is wounded and forced to land on enemy grounds. One can guess the rest.

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