Cine y cultura italiana || Italian cinema and culture

CMU 390 agosto 2018

Gallery of movies

1. Miseria e Nobiltà 1954 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047238/?ref_=nv_sr_1

 

"Miseria e Nobiltà" tells the story of the humble families of Felice Pasquale and his colleague who are hired by a Marquis who wants to marry the daughter of a rich but simple cook, So they pose as aristocrats.

Director: Mario Mattoli Writers: Eduardo Scarpetta, Ruggero Maccari

Con: Totò, Sophia Loren

2. The Giallo - Profondo Rosso 1975  

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073582/?ref_=nv_sr_1

 

After witnessing the murder of a famous psychic, a musician teams up with a feisty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen assailant bent on keeping a dark secret buried.

Director: Dario Argento

Writers: Dario Argento, Bernardino Zapponi

David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia

3. Giallo 2 - La ragazza che sapeva troppo (Evil Eyes) 1963

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057443/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2

Director: Mario Bava

Writers: Ennio De Concini, Sergio Corbucci

Stars: John Saxon, Letícia Román, Valentina Cortese

4. Neorrealismo - Roma città aperta 1945

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038890/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

 

During the Nazi occupation of Rome in 1944, resistance leader Giorgio Manfredi is chased by Nazis and he seeks refuge and escape.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Writers: Sergio Amidei, Federico Fellini

Anna Magnani, Aldo Fabrizi

5. Modernity & Decadence - La grande bellezza  2013  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2358891/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeI. Lo obvio (los estereotipos)

6. Roma & isole: Caro Diario 1993

 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109382/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Nanni Moretti directs himself playing himself in this wry look at life. Presented in three chapters, Moretti uses the experiences of traveling on his motor-scooter, cruising with his friend...

Director: Nanni Moretti

Writer: Nanni Moretti

Nanni Moretti, Renato Carpentieri, Giovanna Bozzolo 

7. Love: L’avventura 1960

 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053619/?ref_=nv_sr_1

A woman disappears during a Mediterranean boating trip. During the search, her lover and her best friend become attracted to each other.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni

Writers: Michelangelo Antonioni, Gabriele Ferzetti, Monica Vitti, Lea Massari

8. Men Il sorpasso 1962

  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056512

An impulsive braggart takes a shy law student for a two-day ride through the Roman and Tuscany countries.

Director: Dino Risi

Writers: Dino Risi, Ettore Scola 

Vittorio Gassman, Catherine Spaak, Jean-Louis Trintignant


9.    Cinema:
Nuovo Cinema Paradiso 1988

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095765

A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema's projectionist.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore

Writers: Giuseppe Tornatore (story), Giuseppe Tornatore (screenplay)

Con Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili

10.    Mar, amor, guerra. Mediterraneo 1991

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102426/

In WW2, an Italian Army unit of misfits occupies an isolated non-strategic Greek island for the duration of the war.

Director: Gabriele Salvatores

Writer: Enzo Monteleone

Con Diego Abatantuono, Claudio Bigagli, Giuseppe Cederna

11.    La dolce vita 1960

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053779

A series of stories following a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome.

Director: Federico Fellini

Writers: Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano

Con Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée

12. Emigración: Pane e Cioccolata 1974

Italian immigrant Nino steadfastly tries to become a member of Swiss Society no matter how awful his situation becomes.

Director: Franco Brusati

Writers: Franco Brusati (story), Franco Brusati (dialogue)

Con: Nino Manfredi, Anna Karina, Paolo Turco

13. Mafia - Gomorra 2008

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0929425

An inside look at Italy's modern crime families.

Director: Matteo Garrone

Writers: Roberto Saviano, Maurizio Braucci

Con Gianfelice Imparato, Salvatore Abbruzzese, Toni Servillo