A number of women are brutally murdered. It quickly becomes apparent that all the victims Read More »
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This richly symbolic film is really impossible to understand without some knowledge of 20th Century Italian history Read More »
Rome,1960. Four different people meet each other on Olympic games. They follow games and become friends talking about their sad lifes. Read More »
The Canterbury Tales (1972) Pier Paolo Pasolini, Hugh Griffith, Laura Betti, Ninetto Davoli, Comedy, Drama, History, Erotic
Pier Paolo Pasolini’s startling candor and ribald humor illuminate these classic tales of romance, deception, murder and lust. Read More »
Il Decameron / The Decameron (1971) Pier Paolo Pasolini, Franco Citti, Ninetto Davoli, Jovan Jovanovic, Comedy, Drama, History
An adaptation of nine stories from Bocaccio’s “Decameron”: A young man from Perugia is swindled twice in Naples, but ends up rich; a man poses as a deaf-mute in a convent of curious nuns; a woman must hide her lover when her husband comes home early; a scoundrel fools a priest on his deathbed; three brothers take revenge on their sister’s lover; a young girl sleeps on the roof to meet her boyfriend at night; a group of painters wait for inspiration; a crafty priest attempts to seduce his friend’s wife; and two friends make a pact to find out what happen= s after death. Pasolini is up to his old tricks satirizing the Church, and throwing in liberal doses of life and love.
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Arabian Nights / Il fiore delle mille e una notte (1974) Pier Paolo Pasolini, Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti, Franco Merli, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Erotic
In this film inspired by the ancient erotic and mysterious tales of the Middle East, the main story concerns an innocent young man who comes to fall in love with a slave who selected him as her master. After his foolish error causes their separation, he travels in search of her. Various other travelers who recount their own tragic and romantic experiences include stories of a young man who becomes enraptured by a mysterious woman on his wedding day, and a man who is determined to free a woman from a demon.
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