Here are some reviews of Italian films.

Italian Movies

Tale of Tales poster

Tale of Tales

in Italian Movies

For his new film, the decidedly surprising filmmaker Matteo Garrone (Gomorra) revisits Neapolitan poet Giambattista Basile’s tales, showing once again he’s not averse to taking risks. Unfortunately, this time around, his ambitions fall short. When watching Tale of Tales, it becomes clear that Mr. Garrone’s intent was to shake a film genre’s foundations:  Here, the princess does not wait to […]

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Summer Games

Summer Games

in Italian Movies

For his 4th film, Swiss Italian writer director Rolando Colla follows the adventures of a group of kids discovering freedom and love while vacationing in a camping.  Summer Games centers on two kids: Nic, a 12-year old boy whose mother and abusive father are trying to work things out one last time and Marie, a teenage girl desperately looking for […]

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