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The Master and Margaret

  The Master and Margaret is a 1972 Italian-Yugoslav film directed by Aleksandar Petrović, loosely based on Mikhail Bulgakov’s 1940 novel The Master and Margarita.  Master, a Russian playwright, is Read More

Mafioso

  In Alberto Lattuada’s brilliant dark comedy Mafioso, auto-factory foreman Nino (Alberto Sordi) takes his proper, modern wife (Norma Bengell) and two blonde daughters from industrial Milan to antiquated, rural Read More

The Nymph

  It is World War II on the outskirts of Naples. On the ground, Germans are prowling; from the air, Allied bombs are falling and even Mount Vesuvius has erupted. Read More

Open My Heart

  Maria has worked as a prostitute since her mother died 15 years ago. Her younger sister Catarina is now a shy 17-year old, devoted to art and music, and Read More

The Organizer

  Professor Sinigaglia (Marcello Mastroianni) is the title character in this darkly comedic Italian drama about mistreated factory workers in the city of Turin. Toiling away in appalling conditions in Read More

The Night Porter

  The Night Porter is a 1974 English-language Italian erotic psychological war drama film.  In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor (Charlotte Rampling) discovers Read More

Malena

  In 1941, Renato was 13 years old and although the world was at war, nothing ever happened in this sleepy village in Sicily until the day he discovered something Read More

The Wind Blows Round

  Philippe is a former teacher who left everything to become a shepherd in the French Pyrenees. After the construction of a nuclear power plant near his sheep, he decided Read More

Inspector Montalbano

  Based on a character created by Italian writer Andrea Camilleri in a series of novels and short stories, each episode of ‘Inspector Montalbano‘ tells a stand-alone story of the Read More

Manual of Love

  Manual of Love is a 2005 Italian blockbuster romantic comedy film in four quartets. Each of the four episodes follows a different couple, focusing on a particular stage of a Read More