Category Archives: New Italian Cinema

Believe it or not, there are new films being made in Italy at the moment. And some of them aren’t at all bad.

A.D. Project

I always wondered what had happened to Eros Puglielli, the director of the revivalist giallo Eyes of Crystal in 2004. Well, he also made AD Project, a micro-budgeted 2006 production which was released straight to DVD Continue reading

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Paura, by Antonio Manetti, Marco Manetti

The Manetti brothers have been busy recently: only a few months after The Arrival of Wang they have a new release, a horror film called Paura. Continue reading

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La casa nel vento dei morti

Holy heck, here’s an interesting new Italian film… La Casa nel Vento dei Morti, directed by Francesco Campanini and, of all people, Francesco Barilli Continue reading

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Native, by John Real

Must be something to do with the time of year, but there’s suddenly a glut – well, in Italian terms, in reality it’s more of a trickle – of Italian films that offer something beyond the normal comedy froth.  In … Continue reading

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L’arrivo di Wang

Here’s a new one from the Manetti Brothers, Antonio and Marco, a pair of former music video directors who are doing their best to revive genre cinema in Italy Continue reading

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La scomparsa di Patò (The Vanishing of Pato)

New out in Italy is The Vanishing of Pato, a historical mystery which sounds interesting. Continue reading

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Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You

Roberto Faenza seems to be getting busier as he’s getting older. His new film, Someday this Pain Will Be Useful to You, has just been released in Italy. Continue reading

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