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Over the last forty years – since his debut Thomas e gli indemoniati in 1970 – Pupi Avati has proven to be one of the most prolific and acclaimed directors working in Italy. His films range from giallos (La casa dalle finestre che ridono (76)) to biopics (Noi tre (84)), from comedies (Il cuore altrove (2003)) to dramas (Regalo di Natale (86)). Continue reading

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Pupi Avati’s Gli Amici del Bar Margherita

There’s a new Pupi Avati film, Gli Amici del Bar Margherita…  Here are the CinEuropa comments: After the dramatic Giovanna’s Father (which won Alba Rohrwacher the Coppa Volpi at the latest Venive fest for Best Performance), Pupi Avati is back … Continue reading

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Il papa di giovanna

The new Pupi Avati film Il papa di giovanna has just been released in Italy to moderate success, taking just under a million euros over the weekend. Set in 1938, it follows Michele Casali (Silvio Orlandi), whose daughter Giovanna (Alba … Continue reading

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