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Finally an Italian super hero! Enzo, played by Claudio Santamaria, uses his superpowers he gets falling in the Tiber River. Also stars Luca Marinelli.
Stop fooling around, (director) Alberto Caviglia! Bring that hilarious lampoon of anti-semitism here to America. Giant, stellar cast including Davide Giordano, Anna Ferruzzo, and Bianca Nappi, with cameos by Vinicio Marchioni, Margherita Buy, and Carolina Crescentini.
Gianfranco Rosi’s documentary (Fire At Sea) won the Golden Bear at this year’s Berlinale (Berlin Film Festival) and one of a dozen that deal with mass migration and its impact on Europe.
In the opening scenes of Antonello Faretta’s first feature length film Montedoro, a taxi driver wistfully chats with his fare, an American who is in search of her Italian roots and has asked to be taken to a place in Italy’s Basilicata region called Montedoro.
Matteo Garrone’s English language ‘Tale of Tales’ is an incredibly satisfying movie experience, based on the original fairy-tales written in the 1600s by the author, Giambattista Basile, who predated and inspired more well-known story-tellers like the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Anderson.