Italian Film

Italy has twice led world cinema, first with the epic 'Super Spectacles' of the 1910s, and then, post-WWII, with the neo-realist dramas of Roberto Rossellini and Vittoria De Sica; films such as Rome, Open City and The Bicycle Thieves that brought a new authenticity to global film-making.

Following on from this, directors such as Luchino Visconti, Michelangelo ... [+]

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Francesco Rosi, 1963

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Le Mani sulla Città

Winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, Francesco Rosi's Le mani sulla città is on...

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Luchino Visconti, 1963

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The Leopard

Against a dramatic 19th century backdrop of radical Italian Nationalism, Luchino Visconti’s maste...

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Various (TV), 2011

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Inspector Montalbano: Collection 5

Under the warm gaze of a Mediterranean sun, pausing only for the occasional fine ...

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Paolo Sorrentino, 2013

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The Great Beauty

Beautiful, enthralling virtuoso filmmaking from writer/director Paolo Sorrentino (Il Divo, The Co...

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Federico Fellini, 1960

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La Dolce Vita

One of the most influential movies of all time, universally acclaimed by critics, filmmakers and ...

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Bernardo Bertolucci, 1964

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Before the Revolution

A rarely-seen early work from one of world cinema’s most acclaimed directors, Bernardo Bertolucci...

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Various (TV), 2008

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Inspector Montalbano: Collection 4

The fourth volume of episodes from the Italian crime series based on the novels b...

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Various (TV), 1999-2000

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Inspector Montalbano: Collection 1

Four episodes of Inspector Montalbano - the Italian crime drama based on the seri...

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Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1968

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Theorem

In Pasolini's Theorem, a handsome, enigmatic stranger (Terence Stamp) arrives at a bourgeois hous...

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Paolo Sorrentino, 2013

£15.99

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The Great Beauty

Beautiful, enthralling virtuoso filmmaking from writer/director Paolo Sorrentino (Il Divo, The Co...

Blu-ray

Michelangelo Frammartino, 2010

£6.99

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Le Quattro Volte

An unclassifiably brilliant reverie on life, death, nature and the splendours of Calabria, Le Qua...

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Various (TV), 2013

£11.99

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Inspector Montalbano: Collection 6

Murder, betrayal, office politics, temptation - it's all in a day's work for Dete...

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Paolo Sorrentino, 2005

£5.99

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The Consequences of Love

A gripping psychological thriller that probes the dark secret harboured by middle...

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Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1970

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Medea

A mythical tale of love, betrayal and revenge, Medea is an intense retelling of the Greek myth th...

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Vittorio De Sica, 1970

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The Garden of the Finzi-Contini

An Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film in 1970, Vittorio De Sica's The Ga...

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Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1971

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The Canterbury Tales

Pasolini the artist takes the role of Chaucer the artist in this bawdy and scandalous adaptation ...

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Luchino Visconti, 1942

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Ossessione

Visconti's adaptation of James M. Cain's The Postman Always Rings Twice translates laconic Americ...

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Roberto Rossellini, 1947

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Germany Year Zero

Germany Year Zero is the final part of Rossellini's great neo-realist war trilogy, (which also in...

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