Yesterday Brian, Lauren and I were in the Sala Grande participating in a full five minutes of cheers and applause for Anime Nere, in competition here at the Venice Film Festival.
In a story taken from the autobiography of Aldo Nove (pen name of Antonio Centanin), Una Vita Oscena, director Renato De Maria takes the "tragic facts" of Nove's experiences, who when his parents died, decided that he wanted to die too.
Italian film director Pier Paolo Pasolini’s mysterious death is the subject of a new movie from director Abel Ferrara, who tries to solve the mystery and I have a ticket for the premier at the Venice Film Festival.
You might think that you don't know Don Backy, but if you love Italian movies, you probably do. He's responsible for one of my very favorite movie moments.