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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 5, 2003|
|Born:||May 18, 1918||Cause of Death:||heart failure|
|Birth Place:||Italy||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Giovanna is a bookeeper in a company which packs chickens. She is married to a man who has a precarious job. First she starts being curious about a young man who lives in the block opposite hers, and then she falls in love with him. The relationship between the two becomes much stronger when she sta
Eighteen women are dead and a horrible serial killer, known as "the monster," is on the loose in a small Italian suburb. Criminal psychologist Taccone is convinced that the homicidal pervert is Loris, a small-time thief, who had the misfortune of being seen at an inopportune moment with a chainsaw b
A retired artist gets caught up in the troubled life of an immigrant prostitute with tragic consequences.
To win the kingdom his uncle took from his father, Jason must steal the golden fleece from the land of barbarians, where Medea is royalty and a powerful sorceress, where human sacrifice helps crops to grow. Medea sees Jason and swoons, then enlists her brother's aid to take the fleece. She then murders her brother and becomes Jason's lover. Back in Greece, the king keeps the throne, the fleece has no power, and Medea lives an exile's life, respected but feared, abandoned by Jason. When she learns he's to marry the king's daughter, Medea tames her emotions and sends gifts via her sons; then, loss overwhelms her and she unleashes a fire storm on the king, the bride, and Jason.
An elderly mechanic enlists the aid of a young man to help him find a car and a woman with whom he once had an affair over 30 years before.
Tragic story of two artists and the women they love.
A neurotic woman is obsessed with a military officer who is having an affair with a beautiful married woman.
Luchino Visconti's last film based on a novella by Gabrielle d'Annunzio is a haunting account of aristocratic chauvinism and sexual double standards in turn of the century Italy. Giannini as the psichotic husband whose lust cannot be satisfied. Antonelli as his sensitive and tormented wife and O'Neil as cunning possesive mistress.
Paris, 1942. Robert Klein cannot find any fault with the state of affairs in German-occupied France. He has a well-furnished flat, a mistress, and business is booming. Jews facing discrimination because of laws edicted by the French government are desperate to sell valuable works of art - and it is easy for him to get them at bargain prices. His cosy life is disrupted when he realizes that there is another Robert Klein in Paris - a Jew with a rather mysterious behaviour. Very soon, this homonymy attracts the close - and menacing - attention of the police on the established art trader.
After attending esoterical studies with a wise man, Cagliostro, a mysterious Italian count, received the gift of supernatural powers. He started to travel all over Europe to heal the poor. But he is also a member of a pre-revolutionary lodge the aim of which is to give freedom to the populations of Europe. This cannot be tolerated by the 18th century's establishment and bought the Pope and the regal house of France try to eliminate him. So Cagliostro is locked up in a castle, while his wife is killed. But when in 1795 the door of his cell is opened there is nothing inside but a sword...
A young man, Peter, returns to Austria in search of his heritage. There he visits the castle of an ancestor, a sadistic Baron who was cursed to a violent death by a witch whom the Baron had burned at the stake. Peter reads aloud the incantation that causes Baron Blood to return and continue his murderous tortures.
A landmark erotic drama and among Academy Award winning director Bernado Bertolucci''s masterworks. Screen icon Marlon Brando plays a businessman who pursues a steamy affair with a young Parisian woman, played by Maria Schneider, on the grounds that it remains strictly sexual. While, for Brando, the affair is a means to forget his grief over his dead wife, for Schneider, it''s a complication that sends her turbulent relationship with her fiancé, played by Jean-Pierre Léaud, into a tailspin. An intelligent, visually rapturous exploration of how sexual obsession can be a dangerous drug with powerhouse performances from its leads.
The commander of a failed 1928 Arctic airship expedition is remembering the events of the "Italia" airship flight, crash and subsequent rescue efforts. The "ghosts" of people involved in the events appear in his memories to assist him in determining his guilt in the affair. The reminiscences are mixed with the real action: the flight of the "Italia", the air rescue operation from Kings Bay airfield, the expedition of the "Krassin" ice-breaker. A sort of human touch is added by the ever beautiful C.C. playing Malmgren's girlfriend.
A strange visitor in a wealthy family. He seduces the maid, the son, the mother, the daughter and finally the father before leaving a few days after. After he's gone, none of them can continue living as they did. Who was that visitor ? Could he be God ?
An Italian countess risks the fate of her country for the love of an Austrian soldier.
Orson Welles plays the role of Akerman, a venetian savant, in this all star production of Marco Polo's adventures. Young Marco travels to China to help Kublai Khan fight against rebels, headed by his own son, with a new invention: gunpowder.
A gladiator gets caught up in a slave revolt and the invasion of England.
Steve Reeves, Gordon Scott, Virna Lisi, Arnelia Vanoni, Jacques Sernas, Massimo Girotti. Steve Reeves and Gordon Scott play Romulus and Remus, warrior brothers who were raised by wolves and later became bitter rivals over the daughter of the King of the Sabines.
Giasone, re della Tessaglia, viaggia verso la Colchide alla ricerca del Vello d'oro. La nave di Argo, dopo una violenta tempesta, si arena su una piccola isola, dove Giasone uccide un mostro al quale bisognerebbe offrire carne umana. Adrasto, lasciato a governare la Tessaglia durante la lontananza di Giasone, mira ad impadronirsi del trono e insidia la regina Creusa. Dopo altre disavventure, finalmente l'equipaggio arriva nella Colchide. Giunto in vista del vello d'oro, Giasone si arrampica sulla grande statua su cui è posto e se ne impossessa. Facendo ritorno di gran fretta, l'eroe arriva in tempo per sconfiggere ed uccidere Adrasto e salvare Creusa e il suo popolo dalla follia del neo tiranno.
In return for his lost youth, Dr. Faust turns over his soul to Mephistopheles disguised as the drug-trafficking owner of a pigalle night club.
74 B.C. Somewhere in the Roman Empire, Spartacus, a young officer, is condemned to be a slave because he hit a superior. Brought back to Roma in a gladiators' school, he escapes and stirs up all the slaves in a revolt against the Roman Empire.
Paola is a young, beautiful woman married to a wealthy entrepreneur. She meets her former lover Guido after seven years, but their relationship is marked by tragic events.
In ancient Rome a love story blossoms between Fabiola, daughter of a senator, and Rhual, a gallic gladiator. When Fabiola's father is killed, the Romans blame the Christians and the persecution begins. Rhual confesses to be a christian and is accused of the murder and sentenced to fight to death in the arena.
A mule cart crosses the countryside. Two bandits push the driver off and, when he resists, kill him. The bandits steal the mules... The town of Capodarso, Sicily. The Baron doesn't want help from Mafia boss Passalacqua to recover his stolen mules. A new judge is arriving... At the station, the new judge Schiavi meets the departing judge Pisani. Schiavi is young, but he's Sicilian and set on changing the old ways... A man in town has been shot, Aleo, one of the bandits. Before he dies, he refuses to name his killer but looks strangely at Messana in the doorway. The other bandit, Vanni, is on the run... Schiavi learns that much of the town is unemployed because the mine is closed. The mine is owned by the Baron's beautiful wife, but the Baron runs it. Why keep the mine closed in spite of the old court order to reopen? Schiavi goes to the mine to investigate. He is confronted by Passalacqua and his band of armed horsemen...
Aldo Piscitello, a minor government clerk, is forced in 1934 to join the Fascist party. When the war comes, he finds himself able only to talk ineffectually in secret against Mussolini, even as his own son Giovanni is sent into battle. By the end of the war, Aldo has found the courage to stand up for his beliefs, but by then it is too late.
A young Italian pilot is interned in a British prison camp after his plane is shot down during the war against Greece. He falls in love with a doctor's daughter and manages to escape during a bombardment. He reaches home, wounded, just as news arrives of the Greek surrender.
A restaurant owner''''s wife and her lover plot to kill her husband.
A corrupt medieval ruler courts disaster when he ignores the legends surrounding his crown.
Cast (feature film)
A miniseries about the life of the Genoa-born explorer, from his mid-twenties as a determined young seaman to his last years as a tired old man still fired by dreams of exploration and discovery.
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