Tag: St. Ali Italian Film Festival

<em>On Our Watch</em> [<em>E noi come stronzi rimanemmo a guardare</em>] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

On Our Watch [E noi come stronzi rimanemmo a guardare] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. This clever film’s little jokes, all the way from its title to its final scene, ...
<em>Belli Ciao</em> — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

Belli Ciao — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. Pio (Pio D’Antini) and Amedeo (Amedeo Grieco) have been inseparable friends since early childhood — ...
Ennio: The Maestro — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

Ennio: The Maestro — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. Quick question: what does Zeffirelli’s Hamlet share with The Untouchables and The Good, the Bad, ...
The Great Silence [Il silenzio grande] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

The Great Silence [Il silenzio grande] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. It’s the 1960s, and the successful author Valerio Primic (Massimiliano Gallo) is in his study ...
<em>The Perfect Dinner</em> [<em>La cena perfetta</em>] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

The Perfect Dinner [La cena perfetta] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. Sent north from Naples to manage a money laundry with a restaurant as a front, ...
<em>The Shadow of the Day</em> [<em>L’ombra del giorno</em>] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

The Shadow of the Day [L’ombra del giorno] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. In 1930s Fascist Italy, wounded World War I veteran Luciano (Riccardo Scamarcio) runs a successful, ...
<em>The King of Laughter</em> [<em>Qui rido io</em>] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

The King of Laughter [Qui rido io] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. Successful stage comedian, play translator and adaptor, and playwright Eduardo Scarpetta (Toni Servillo) must balance ...
<em>The Legend of the Christmas Witch: The Origins</em> [<em>La befana vien di notte 2: Le origini</em>] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

The Legend of the Christmas Witch: The Origins [La befana vien di notte 2: Le origini] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

Review by John P. Harvey. The Christmas Witch (in Italian, La Befana) holds a place in Italian folklore equivalent to ...
When Mum Is Away… With the Family [10 giorni con Babbo Natale] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2021

When Mum Is Away… With the Family [10 giorni con Babbo Natale] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2021

After a year or two as the dedicated homemaking parent raising the children, Carlo (Fabio De Luigi) feels the frequent ...