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Review: Gli uomini d’oro

Review: Gli uomini d’oro

Vincenzo Alfieri’s second directorial effort recalls a 1990s event, falling somewhere between heist movie, film noir and crime comedy and starring an unusual Fabio De Luigi as its protagonist  

07/11 | Films | Reviews | Italy

Alessio Liguori • Director of In the Trap

Interview: Alessio Liguori • Director of In the Trap

“We should create a system which takes Italy’s glorious genre offerings abroad”

We met with Alessio Liguori, the director and producer of In the Trap which has already been sold in 23 countries, on the occasion the Trieste Science+Fiction Festival  

06/11 | Trieste Science+Fiction 2019

Review: Never Whistle Alone

Review: Never Whistle Alone

Italy’s Marco Ferrari has gathered seven whistleblowers and combined their stories into one narrative  

04/11 | DOK Leipzig 2019

Review: In the Trap

Review: In the Trap

Alessio Liguori's first English language feature, starring an international cast, is a terrifying psychological horror movie which walks the line between religious faith and mental illness  

04/11 | Trieste Science+Fiction 2019

Review: Exemplary Behaviour

Review: Exemplary Behaviour

The winning film of DOK Leipzig's International Competition is an oddly original documentary about guilt, forgiveness and social justice, focusing on two inmates sentenced to life  

04/11 | DOK Leipzig 2019

Review: Time Perspectives

Review: Time Perspectives

This first work by the Neapolitan director now residing in London Ciro Sorrentino is a small-scale Back to the Future set in the Italian countryside and featuring a Vespa in the place of the DeLorean  

31/10 | Trieste Science+Fiction 2019

Shooting is under way on the musical The Land of Dreams

Shooting is under way on the musical The Land of Dreams

The Lotus and 3 Marys Entertainment production directed by Nicola Abbatangelo will be set in 1920s New York  

31/10 | Production | Funding | Italy

Andrei Konchalovsky • Director of The Sin

Interview: Andrei Konchalovsky • Director of The Sin

“Michelangelo was lucky to be considered a genius”

Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky tells us about The Sin, his film about Michelangelo and the special closing event of the 14th Rome Film Fest  

31/10 | Rome 2019

Review: Blood Bags

Review: Blood Bags

The debut feature by the highly skilled Emiliano Ranzani is an act of love towards the films of the great masters - namely Dario Argento and Lucio Fulci – and a nod to the slasher movie genre  

31/10 | Trieste Science+Fiction 2019