Roberto Faenza

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Escalation, directed by Roberto Faenza

Luca Lambertenghi (Lino Capolicchio)’s life of gentle meditation amid London’s flower children and gurus is rudely shattered when his wealthy industrialist father (Gabriele Ferzetti) cuts off his allowance and forces him to work for the family olive factory in Milan…

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The Soul Keeper

Torinese director Roberto Faenza has been around a few years now. Starting off with a couple of psychedelic, controversial productions in the late sixties, Escalation (68) and H2S (69), he’s probably best known for Copkiller (83), featuring, weirdly, Harvey Kietel and Johnny Lydon (then riding on the success of his post-Sex Pistols career).