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Films / Italy

Review: The Legend of the Christmas Witch

Review: The Legend of the Christmas Witch

Paola Cortellesi plays a feminist Christmas Witch in Michele Soavi's festive offering, a film between gothic fairy tale and teen movie, penned by Nicola Guaglianone and co-produced with Spain  

27/12/2018 | Films | Italy

Review: Moschettieri del Re

Review: Moschettieri del Re

Giovanni Veronesi’s new film is a period-costume comedy offering a satirical take on Dumas’ second novel, and featuring an excellent cast in which the star of Pierfrancesco Favino shines bright  

27/12/2018 | Films | Italy

Review: La prima pietra

Review: La prima pietra

Rolando Ravello’s film opts for a comedic approach to cultural mixing and the mutual prejudices that go along with it, but ultimately lacks the necessary force to rattle many preconceptions  

07/12/2018 | Films | Italy

Review: Santiago, Italia

Review: Santiago, Italia

After closing the 36th Torino Film Festival, Nanni Moretti’s documentary about Chile arrives in Italian cinemas, using a sober evocation of the 1973 coup to talk about modern Italy  

06/12/2018 | Films | Italy/France/Chile

Review: Isabelle

Review: Isabelle

Italian filmmaker Mirko Locatelli's third feature stars Ariane Ascaride in a noir family drama  

29/11/2018 | Films | Italy

Review: Friedkin Uncut

Review: Friedkin Uncut

Italian director Francesco Zippel has made a fun and light-hearted introduction to the cinema of William Friedkin  

08/11/2018 | Films | Italy

Review: Ötzi and the Mystery of Time

Review: Ötzi and the Mystery of Time

Best Film in the Elements +6 section at Giffoni Film Festival, Gabriele Pignotta's English-language film stars the Irish actor Michael Smiley  

07/11/2018 | Films | Italy

Review: Klimt & Schiele. Eros and Psyche

Review: Klimt & Schiele. Eros and Psyche

In Vienna, the European capital of thought and the arts, the sensual artistic visions of two geniuses meet. An event documentary that begins its world tour on 22 October in Italy and Sweden  

22/10/2018 | Films | Italy

Review: The End?

Review: The End?

Set for the most part in an office lift, Daniele Misischia’s first work envisions an apocalyptic Rome where a deadly virus transforms humans into the blood-thirsty undead  

30/07/2018 | Films | Italy

Review: Una vita spericolata

Review: Una vita spericolata

Marco Ponti’s sixth feature film is a grotesque on-the-road comedy in which three young rebels find themselves unwittingly involved in a robbery  

21/06/2018 | Films | Italy