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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Italian Film Film Listing

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

£11.99

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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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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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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

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The Great Beauty

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

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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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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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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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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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Andrei Tarkovsky, 1983

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Nostalgia

In Tarkovsy's Nostalgia, a Russian poet, Gortchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia,...

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Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani, 2012

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Caesar Must Die

An award-winning drama, deftly mixing narrative and documentary, from renowned Italian filmmakers...

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Federico Fellini, 1972

£11.99

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Roma (Masters of Cinema)

One of the great, bountiful colour-spectacles of Fellini's cinema, Fellini's Roma...

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Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1974

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Arabian Nights

Following 'The Decameron' and 'The Canterbury Tales', Pasolini completed his 'Trilogy of Life' se...

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Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1975

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Salo

Pasolini’s controversial Salo, widely regarded to be one of the most disturbing ever made, is bas...

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Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1970

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The Decameron

The first film in Pasolini's 'Trilogy of Life' (followed by The Canterbury Tales and Arabian Nigh...

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Silent , 1899-1911

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Silent Shakespeare

Seven short films, taken from the National Film and Television Archive Collection, which provide ...

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