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The film aims to collate the words and impressions of Pier Paolo Pasolini with the most intricate and unresolved themes of our society. However, it doesn't merely want to collate them, it also wants to make people understand to what extent and how often the generous Pasoliniesque thought was rejecte
A trio of Italian, French and German performers in a down-and-out three-man travelling circus tramp through the Italian countryside, trying to scare up rural audiences.
An adaptation of a Eduardo DeFilippo's '60s play which transposes the narrative from Naples to a Midwestern city in 1950s America, chronicling the final days of a neighborhood godfather.
In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is rescued, given the name Edipo (Oedipus), and brought up by the King and Queen of Corinth as their son. One day an oracle informs Edipo that he is destined to kill his father and marry his mother. Horrified, he flees Corinth and his supposed parents - only to get into a fight and kill an older man on the road...
The story is set in 1979 when, before retiring, an aging Michael Corleone tries to go legitimate by entering respectable real estate and communications deals, but is slowly drawm back into the world of organized crime against his will.
Historical drama about a prostitute who suffers from leprosy and the doctor who tries to save her.
A teen-aged boy braves a series of adventures to recover his beloved horse.
Recently widowed American opera diva Caterina takes her teenaged son Joe with her on a long singing tour to Italy. Absorbed in her hectic work in various Verdi operas around Rome, Caterina is soon shocked to discover that her troubled and lonely son has become a heroin addict. Her desperate attempts to wean the youth off the drug result in an incestuous relationship, but also in a possibility to reunite Joe--maybe even herself--with his real father, whose existence she has kept a secret from him.
Rome, 1850. In prison, two young men, Bernardino and Mamonne, condemned for murder wait their own death penalty to be executed, and pass their last hours telling each other lust and castration stories (4 flash-blacks). The first story involves a duc and a clergyman castrating themselves, while the lusty duchess and a lusty countrygirl are left alone. The second story is about a Calabrese shepherd who leads his unfaithful wife to eat her lover's testicles, supposing they were from cattle. The third story deals with the castration of a priest by the young man after whom he was lusting. And the last story is about a different sort of menage-a-trois.
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.
I componenti di un pellegrinaggio a Canterbury raccontano a turno delle novelle. Il giovane Nicola conquista la moglie del ricco legnaiolo Giovanni sfruttando la superstizione di quest'ultimo. Due studenti si vendicano del mugnaio Simkin ladro di farina. Il candido Perkin viene cacciato dal paese e finisce esposto alla gogna. Una vedova di Bath continua a distruggere con la sua insaziabilita' i mariti ereditandone le sostanze. Un ricco ed anziano scapolo si decide a prendere in moglie la giovanissima Maggio, che lo tradisce con un bel ragazzo. E mentre altre avventure si susseguono, uno scrivano (lo stesso Pasolini) continua a prendere nota degli avvenimenti, con fare divertito ed ironizzando sulle umane debolezze.
An adaptation of nine stories from Bocaccio's "Decameron": A young Sicilian is swindled twice, 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.
Two dramatic stories. In an undeterminated past, a young cannibal (who killed his own father) is condemned to be torn to pieces by some wild beasts. In the second story, Julius, the young son of a post-war German industrialist, is on the way to lie down with his farm's pigs, because he doesn't like human relationships.
A streetwalker tries to save her son from a life of crime.
A pimp finds his life spiraling out of control in this study of impoverished lives in Italy.
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