Bounty killers led by Loco prey on outlaws hiding out in the snowbound Utahn mountains. After Pauline’s husband becomes Loco’s latest victim, she hires a gunman for revenge; Silence, mute since his throat was cut when he was a boy.
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3 notti d’amore / Three Nights of Love (1964) Renato Castellani, Luigi Comencini, Catherine Spaak, John Phillip Law, Renato Salvatori, Comedy, Drama
In nome del popolo italiano / In the Name of the Italian People (1971) Dino Risi, Ugo Tognazzi, Vittorio Gassman, Ely Galleani, Comedy, Mystery
An obscure Italian magistrate suspects that a well-known industrialist commited murder, and decides to investigate him, and bring him to court, whatever it takes. But – will the magistrate have it in him to go against impossible odds, in the name of the Italian people he represents?
Al Primo Soffio di Vento / At the First Breath of Wind (2002) Franco Piavoli, Primo Gaburri, Mariella Fabbris, Ida Carnevali, Drama
Tells the tale of an August day in the Lombardy countrysides. A family, idle and preoccupied, sits around a table after a summer lunch. Each then proceeds with their afternoon alone. They read, run to the river, play the piano, think: a reflection on the state of solitude in which the modern man finds himself.
Voci nel Tempo / Voices Through Time (1996) Franco Piavoli, Patrizio Girardi, Emanuela Cobelli, Laura Carnevali, Drama, Documentary
Pane, amore e fantasia / Bread, Love and Dreams (1953) Luigi Comencini, Vittorio De Sica, Gina Lollobrigida, Marisa Merlini, Comedy, Romance
Marshal Antonio Carotenuto is sent to Sagliena, an imaginary little village in the center of Italy in the ’50s, to assume his new mandate. In the village he knows Maria (Frisky) AKA ‘la Bersagliera’, secretly in love with a policeman (Carabiniere) reporting to Antonio. But also Paoletta, the priest’s nephew, loves him. Things become more complicated when Annarella, the midwife, starts demonstrating her love to Antonio. She is hiding a secret and the Marshal soon will be in a restless situation.
Lotte in Italia / Struggle in Italy (1971) Groupe Dziga Vertov, Jean-Luc Godard, Cristiana Tullio-Altan, Paolo Pozzesi, Jerome Hinstin, Drama
True Story of the Nun of Monza (1980) Bruno Mattei, Zora Kerova, Mario Cutini, Paola Corazzi, Drama, Erotic
Sister Virginia de Leyva becomes the new Mother Superior at the convent of Monza. Said convent turns out to be a veritable hotbed of sinful carnality and depravity. Debauched priest Don Arrigone and lecherous womanizer Giampaolo Osio plot to seduce sister Virginia. But will their wicked and lustful actions continue to go unnoticed?
Le retour de Don Camillo / The Return of Don Camillo (1953) Julien Duvivier, Fernandel, Gino Cervi, Édouard Delmont, Comedy
After his battles with the communist mayor Peppone, Don Camillo is sent in exile by his bishop in a remote village. Peppone thought he got the village in his hands. But when the municipality decide to build a dike against the periodic floods, the proprietor of the land refuses. War between the village clans is about to begin. Maybe only the strong hand of the priest could persuade the landlord to change his mind. Will Peppone passed over his pride and send for his enemy?
An Italian summer in black and white. Not very far away from the old border that divided Eastern and Western Europe there is Bibione. A little seaside resort of architectural style from the 60’s which fills up with tourists. In the fast, dense flow of the redhot days of the summer sun, the people, natives and non-natives, young and old, work and live. In the background specks of summer life.