If, like me, you’re one of those people who has to watch until the very final moments of an Italian film you’ll be very familiar with a number of exotic sounding job titles
Thanks to Tom for reporting the death of Alvaro Mancori, one of the last great patriarchs of italian cinema.
Ghosts of Rome is another excellent comedy from Antonio Pietrangeli, the well respected – but rather forgotten – director of classics such as Adua e le compagne and Io la conoscevo bene.
Just watched a curious Sardinian crime film, Pelle di bandito, and decided to do a little bit of research into its director, Piero Livi.
Here’s an interesting looking new Italian film, Ruggine, directed by Daniele Gaglianone.
Just watched a curious little poliziesco from 1968 called Un corpo caldo per l’inferno. It’s not great, but not bad, and has an interesting cast, including a distinctive looking chap who I’ve seen in numerous films over the years, John Benedy