Tag Archives: Elio Petri

Franco Nero interview

Just noticed that there’s an interview with Franco Nero on Box Office Magazine. Loads of stuff about Cars 2, but also some more interesting questions as well, which I’ve included below Continue reading

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Gobbo, Il

Despite its wartime setting, Il gobbo deserves consideration in any study of Italian crime cinema. Not only was it directed by Carlo Lizzani, who would go on to become one of the leading lights of the genre as the 1960s progressed, but also – with its outlaw protagonist, breakneck pacing and realistic backdrop – it exerted a huge influence on numerous films to follow. Continue reading

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R.I.P Ugo Pirro

Sad news… Ugo Pirro has died. Here’s the obituary that ran in The Times. Ugo Pirro The screenwriter Paul Haggis was acclaimed recently as the only person ever to have scripted consecutive winners of the Oscar for Best Film – … Continue reading

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