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  1. SAVERIO CONSTANZO: IN MEMORY OF ME (2007)

    SAVERIO COSTANZO: IN MEMORY OF ME (2007)

    The elegant corridors of a Jesuit spiritual quest

    The world of Saverio Costanzo’s In Memory of Me (In memoria di me) is collective, yet interior. This...
  2. GIOVANNI DAVIDE MADERNA: SCHOPENHAUER (2006)

    GIOVANNI DAVIDE MADERNA: SCHOPENHAUER (2006)

    Joys of meditation, excesses of reflection considered in a very Italian way

    Maderna's film, challenging to watch though only 65 minutes long, deals...
  3. ENRICO CARIA: SEE NAPLES AND DIE (2007)

    ENRICO CARIA: SEE NAPLES AND DIE (2007)

    A rough view of a rough scene

    See Naples and die is a traditional tribute to this great city. Its original meaning is, when you’ve seen Naples, your...
  4. LAURA MUSCARDIN: BILLO (2006)

    LAURA MUSCARDIN: BILLO (2006)

    Fresh, adept story about a young Senegalese in Rome

    With documentaries on the upsurge many films now seem to be benefiting from blending flavorful fact with...
  5. Paolo sorrentino: The friend of the family (2006)

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    PAOLO SORRENTINO: THE FRIEND OF THE FAMILY (2006)

    A distinctive surreal stylist, but this one doesn't work

    "Deadpan black comedy" (Peter Bradshaw)...
  6. Angelo longoni: Caravaggio (2006)

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    ANGELO LONGONI: CARAVAGGIO (2006)

    Conventional but lushly detailed bio-pic

    Longoni's new bio-pic about Michalangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, the...
  7. Eugenio cappuccio: One out of two (2006)

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    EUGENIO CAPUCCIO: ONE OUT OF TWO (2006)

    The risk pays off

    At this point in the Italian series at Lincoln Center it was a relief just to encounter a...
  8. Giuseppe tornatore: The unknown woman (2006)

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    GIUSEPPE TORNATORE: THE UNKNOWN WOMAN (2006)

    Ridiculous collage of pastiches disguised by a surprising polish

    A thriller set in Trieste by the maker...
  9. Roberto ando: Secret journey (2006)

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    ROBERTO ANDŇ: SECRET JOURNEY

    Style outliving ideas

    Andň’s new film would seem like the most awkward and pretentious filmmaking, if it didn’t have a...
  10. http://www.chrisknipp.com/images/Dr.jpg MARIO...

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    MARIO MONICELLI: DESERT ROSES

    Amiable fumblers in uniform

    As life-spans stretch, nonagenarian directors multiply. Mario Monicelli was ninety when he...
  11. Open Roads: New Italian Cinema At Lincoln Center 2007

    Open Roads: New Italian Cinema
    June 6 – 14, 2007

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    OPEN ROADS: NEW ITALIAN CINEMA 2007

    New Italian Cinema: Program Overview

    Billo
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