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NEW ITALIAN RELEASES 2017

ACQUA E ZUCCHERO: CARLO DI PALMA, I COLORI DELLA VITA/WATER AND SUGAR - CARLO DI PALMA, THE COLOURS OF LIFE (EX)  2016  ITALY  KAMKARI ,  FARIBORZ  15.99  
 Documentary focusing on the career of Italian cinematographer Carlo Di Palma. The son of a film camera operator and a flower seller on the Spanish Steps, Di Palma developed an interest in films at an early age and, despite his poor background, went on to work with influential directors including Michelangelo Antonioni, Woody Allen and Vittorio De Sica.
L'ALBERO DEGLI ZOCCOLI /TREE OF WOODEN CLOGS (12)  1978 ITALY OLMI, ERMANNO   DUAL FORMAT DVD - BLU RAY          £24.99
 Palme d’Or winning Neorealist  film about 19th Century peasants struggle for survival through the cycle of seasons and the cycle of  life. The backbreaking work, the loves, marriages, births and deaths, the blind belief in  faith and superstition.
L'AMBIZIOSO/THE CLIMBER (15) 1975 ITALY SQUITIERI, PASQUALE  DUAL FORMAT DVD - BLU RAY £24.99 
  Aldo is a young ambitious smuggler who is looking to make a name for himself in the criminal underworld. However when the local crime boss cheats him,  Aldo dicides to forms his own gang to get his revenge.
ATTACCO ALLO STATO/POLITICAL TARGET (15) 2006 ITALY   SOAVI,  MICHELE £9.99
 Made-for-TV Italian crime drama based on a true story. The film follows the return of the terrorist organisation, the Red Brigades, after eleven years. An investigation is launched when political advisors Massimo D'Antona (Paolo Maria Scalondro) and Marco Biagi (Stefano Santospago) are murdered.
BOCCACCIO '70 (12) 1962 ITALY DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
  Collection of four short stories, each directed by one of Italy's most famous directors, focusing on women taking back control of their lives.
CORLEONE: THE COMPLETE SERIES (15) 2007    ITALY    £29.99
    Italian TV drama series depicting the life of Mafia crime boss Salvatore 'Totò' Riina,
IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANOINSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION SEVEN (15) ITALY         £23.99 
Seventh volume of episodes from the Italian crime drama based on the series of novels by Andrea Camilleri.  Features the episodes -  'A Delicate Matter', 'The Mud Pyramid', 'A Nest of Vipers' and 'According to Protocol'.
DELIVER US (E) 2016 ITALY DE GIACOMO,   FEDERICA £12.99
 Italian documentary by film-maker Federica De Giacomo focusing on the practice of exorcism in Italy and its clash with modern-day life.
FAI BEI SOGNI/SWEET DREAMS (12A) 2016   ITALY  BELLOCCHIO,  MARCO £19.99
 Adapted from Massimo Gramellini's novel,  middle-aged reporter Massimowho is still troubled  mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of his mother when he was a child.   He now needs to confront his traumatic past.
IERI OGGI DOMANI/YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW (15) 1967 ITALY  DE SICA,  VITTORIO   DVD - £13.99 BLU RAY £13.99
    Portmanteau comedy which features the most popular male and female leads of the Italian 20th century cinema, Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni.
L’INNOCENTE (15) ITALY 1976  VISCONTI,  LUCHINO     £15.99 
   Luchino Visconti’s last film is a costume drama set in  the 1890s and based on a novella by Gabrielle d'Annunzio about the chauvinistic aristocratic, Tullio Hermil.  

Tullio flaunts his mistress to his wife but is shaken to his core when he discovers his wife is having an affair.
LADRI DI BICICLETTE/BICYCLE THIEVES (U) 1948  ITALY       SICA, VITTORIO DE       £15.99
 Oscar winning story of a poor man whose bicycle is stolen and he and his son search Rome for it.
LAMPEDUSA (12)  2016   ITALY  £9.99
  After moving to the small Italian island of Lampedusa, coast guard Serra finds himself dealing with  migrants desperately trying to make it to Europe from northern Africa. With hundreds of people arriving each day, Serra and local reception centre officer Viola do their best to help as many people as they can.
MATRIMONIO ALL'ITALIANA/MARRIAGE ITALIAN STYLE  (15) 1964 ITALY  DE SICA,  VITTORIO   DVD - £13.99 BLU RAY £17.99
 Oscar nomination comedy in which rich married Domenico promises his dying mistress, Filumena  (played by Sophia Loren),   that he will  marry her if she survives.  She survives and holds him to his promise. Once married  Filumena moves her three grown sons into their marital home.   Finally she has become master of the house.
NÉ GIULIETTA NÉ ROMEO/A LITTLE LUST (15)    2015 ITALY   PIVETTI. VERONICA £15.99
   A bullying incident at school forces 16-year-old Rocco Bordin (Andrea Amato)  to come out to his parents liberal middle-class parents, who find it hard to come to terms with the news.   Luckily Rocco’s close friends stand by him and join him in running away from home  see their favourite singer in concert in this comedy drama.
SEX COWBOYS (18) 2016  ITALY GIOTTI, ADRIANO   15.99
   Marla and Simone share a passionate, romantic relationship and an unbreakable bond, but are part of the ‘lost generation’, destined to live without a permanent employment, a fixed home and a defined lifestyle. 
TENEBRAE (18) 1982 ITALY   ARGENTO,  DARIO DVD £12.99 BLU RAY £19.99
 American writer Peter Neal is in Rome on a book promotion tour, when he finds himself stalked by a serial killer. The killer has embarked on a  terrifying murder spree, leaving the victims with a copy of Neal’s book at the crime scene.
L’ULTIMO PADRINO/THE LAST GODFATHER (15) 2008 ITALY   RISI, MARCO   £19.99    
    A TV movie focused on former Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano and the policemen who tried to catch him.
UMBERTO D. (U) 1953 ITALY SICA, VITTORIO DE            £19.99
     Umberto,  a lonely  retired civil servant, manages to survive on his  inadequate pension but is driven to the brink of suicide, only to realise that their would be no  one to look after his dog if he took his life.
UN BACIO /ONE KISS (15) 2016 ITALY  COTRONEO, IVAN £15.99
 At his new school outrageous and flamboyant Lorenzo befriends Blu  who has also been shunned by her peers after an end-of-term scandal. Along with basketball player Antonio the trio united to fight back against their bullying peers. 

NEW ITALIAN RELEASES 2016

1992 (18) 2015 ITALY £19.99
  All ten episodes of the Italian political drama following six people whose lives are changed dramatically in the wake of the 'Clean Hands' investigation into political corruption in Italy.
L'ATTESA/THE WAIT (12) 2015 ITALY MESSINA, PIERO £19.99
Anna is living in a villa in Sicily when her son Giuseppe's girlfriend, Jeanne, shows up and the two women bond while they wait for Giuseppe to arrive. However, Anna is hiding a secret about her son's whereabouts.
AUTOSTOP ROSSO SANGUE/HITCH-HIKE (18) 1977 ITALY   CAMPANILE, PASQUALE FESTA £15.99
   Travelling across California to Los Angeles, married couple are taken hostage by a hitchhiker and ordered to drive  to Mexico.
LA CIOCIARA /TWO WOMEN (15) 1960  ITALY DE SICA, VITTORIO  DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
 1943 a woman and her teenage daughter travel form war torn Rome to her native  village of Ciociaria.  When the allies arrive they travel back to Rome and experience the horrors of war that they had hoped to escape. 
FUOCOAMMARE/FIRE AT SEA (12A) 2016 ITALY  ROSI,  GIANFRANCO £15.99
  Documentary centred on the Italian island of Lampedusa where 6,000 inhabitants  are joined by hundreds of desperate migrants who arrive on their shores every week during the European migrant crisis. 
GOMORRAH: THE COMPLETE SEASON TWO (15) 2016   ITALY     £28.99
 Second season of the Italian crime drama set in Naples where warring crime families compete for underworld supremacy.
IL CINICO, L'INFAME, IL VIOLENTO/THE CYNIC, THE RAT AND THE FIST (18) 1977   ITALY LENZI, UMBERTO DVD - £12.99  BLU RAY - £17.99
  Action-packed Italian crime thriller.
MIA MADRE 2015   ITALY MORETTI, NANNI DVD - £15.99  BLU RAY - £19.99
  Acclaimed film-maker Margherita (Margherita Buy) is on the verge of a  breakdown whilst struggling to cope 
with her mother’s  illness during the shooting of her latest film. 
NON ACCETTARE I SOGNI DAGLI SCONOSCIUTI/WATER BOYS (18) 2015 ITALY   CUZZILLO, ROBERTO £15.99
 Under Russian anti-gay laws Italian swimmer Massimo meets interpreter Vladimir at a St. Petersburg swimming competition.   The two men fall in love, but face cultural differences which impacts on their relationship.
PASOLINI (18) 2014   FERRARA, ABEL IN ENGLISH & FRENCH  DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £19.99
  Willem Dafoe stars as the Italian filmmaker  Pier Paolo Pasolini set during the  last day of his life. 
PASOLINI COLLECTION (18) 1969  ITALY    BLU RAY ONLY - £69.99 
  Collection of six films -  'The Decameron' (1971), 'The Canterbury Tales' (1972) , 'Arabian Nights' (1974),  'Medea' (1969) , 'Theorem' (1968) and  'Salo' (1975).
PALIO (12A) 2015 ITALY  SPENDER, COSIMA £15.99
   Documentary about the Palio, a traditional medieval horse race, which is held in the city of Siena in Italy twice a year.
ROMANZO CRIMINALE: SEASON 2 (18) 2010 ITALY   £19.99
   All ten episodes from the second season of the Italian crime drama based on the novel by Italian judgeGiancarlo De Cataldo.
LA SCOMPARSA DI PATÒ/THE VANISHING OF PATO (15) 2010   ITALY MORTELLITI, ROCCO   £19.99
   Set in 1890 in the small town of Vigata, two rival private investigators are  looking into the mysterious disappearance of an accountant in this film based on the novel by Andrea Camilleri.
SUBURRA (18) 2015 ITALY  SOLLIMA, STEFANO   DVD - £17.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
  Based on the novel by Giancarlo De Cataldo and Carlo Bonini, this Italian thriller stars Claudio Amendola as Samurai, a gangster with dreams of turning Rome's waterfront town Suburra into the new Las Vegas. 
TAVIANI BROTHERS COLLECTION (18) ITALY DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY/DVD  £54.99  
 Features -  Padre Padrone (1977), La Notte Di San Lorenzo/night of the Shooting Stars (1982) and Kaos (1984).
TRE FRATELLI/THREE BROTHERS (12) 1981 ITALY   FRANCESCO, ROSI DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY-DVD £19.99
  Following their mother's passing, three brothers return to their father's home in southern Italy to try come to terms with their grief, each brother must also tackle personal problems of their own..
UNA GIORNATA PARTICOLARE/A SPECIAL DAY (12) 1977  ITALY SCOLA,  ETTORE DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
  Set in 1938, at the time of the first meeting between Hitler and Mussolini,  Antonietta (Sophia Loren) stays at home while her fascist husband goes off to see his idols. As their building empties to see the dictators parade through the streets, Antonietta strikes up a friendship with her mysterious  neighbour Gabriele (Marcello Mastroianni ). This relationship will radically alter both of their outlooks on life.







POPULAR ITALIAN FILM DIRECTORS 

FEDERICO FELLINI


8 1/2 (15) 1963 ITALY FELLINI, FEDERICO      DVD -   £19.99    BLU RAY - £24.99
     Fellini records the life and fantasies of a noted filmmaker who is having artistic   difficulties completing a new project.  
AMARCORD (15)  1973  FELLINI, FEDERICO          £12.99
     The film  captures a year in the life of a provincial seaside town in the 1930s  through a  series of nostalgic vignettes.
AND THE SHIP SAIL’S ON/E LA NAVE VA (12)  ITALY FELLINI, FEDERICO       £19.99
     Set on a luxury liner in 1914, its a loving, critical and comical look at the period.
IL BIDONE  (PG)  1955 ITALY   FELLINI, FREDERICO   DVD - £17.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
      
  A Conman tries to mend his ways to help his daughter.
LA CITTÀ DELLE DONNE/CITY OF WOMEN (18) 1980 ITALY     FELLINI , FEDERICO   £17.99
   
A late work from celebrated Italian director Federico Fellini, which features his usual blend of circus and comic strip grotesques. 
When Snaporaz (Marcello Mastroianni), a middle-aged businessman, is enticed off a train he finds himself in a world completely dominated by women. As more andmore bizarre adventures happen to him, it is clear that he is moving through his own fears and fantasies about women.
I CLOWNS (U) 1970 ITALY  FELLINI, FEDERICO  £19.99
   Docudrama written and directed by Federico Fellini. The film aims to satisfy Fellini's childhood obsession with clowns, featuring footage of the circus and its performers arriving into town, setting up and beginning their transformation from man into clown. The clowns featured in the film include Riccardo Billi as Billi, Gigi Reder as Reder and Tino Scotti as Scotti.
LA DOLCE VITA (15) 1960 ITALY B/W  FELLINI, FEDERICO           £19.99
     The story of a reporter’s encounter with the ‘sweet life’ and the  unhappy people  who lead   it.  
E LA NAVE VA/AND THE SHIP SAIL’S ON (12)  ITALY FELLINI, FEDERICO       £19.99
     Set on a luxury liner in 1914, its a loving, critical and comical look at the period.

FELLINIS BOX SET (15) 1978-96   ITALY FELLINI, FREDERICO     £39.99   
     Features  Orchestra Rehearsal, Ginger And Fred and And The Ship Sails On.
FELLINIS CASANOVA (15) 1977   ITALY FELLINI, FREDERICO  £19.99  
 
    Lavish take on the life of Casanova, regarded as one of Fellini’s best works.
FOUR FILMS FROM  FELLINI (15) 1953-65   ITALY FELLINI, F.     £44.99   
     Features - I Vitelloni, La Dolce Vita, 8 1/2  and Guilietta degli Spiriti .
GINGER E FRED (PG) 1986 ITALY  FELLINI, FEDERICO           £19.99
     Two  cabaret dancers are reunited in their old age for a TV program.
GIULIETTA DEGLI SPIRITI/JULIET OF THE SPIRITS (15) 1965 ITALY FELLINI, FEDERICO          £19.99
     Bored middle-aged woman escapes into a world of the  spirits from  her past.

IL MIO VIAGGIO IN ITALIA/MY VOYAGE TO ITALY (12)     1999            £12.99
    Martin Scorsese presents this documentary in which he discusses Italian films that have had an impact on him. The programme
 takes a look at films by Rossellini, De Sica, Visconti, Fellini and Antonioni in the context of emotion, style, staging, technique, politics and cinematic influence.
MY VOYAGE TO ITALY/IL MIO VIAGGIO IN ITALIA  (12)     1999            £12.99
    Martin Scorsese presents this documentary in which he discusses Italian films that have had an impact on him. The programme 
takes a look at films by Rossellini, De Sica, Visconti, Fellini and Antonioni in the context of emotion, style, staging, technique, politics and cinematic influence.
LE NOTTI DI CABIRIA/NIGHTS OF CABIRIA (PG) 1956 ITALY  FELLINI, FEDERICO £17.99    
     Story of a Rome prostitute who never loses her faith  in humanity, regardless of what life  throws  at her.
ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL/PROVA D'ORCHESTRA (PG)  1978  ITALY IN ENGLISH  FELLINI, F.     £19.99
     Uses a rehearsal as an allegory about totalitarianism.
PROVA D'ORCHESTRA/ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL (PG)  1978  ITALY IN ENGLISH  FELLINI, F.     £19.99
     Uses a rehearsal as an allegory about totalitarianism.
ROMA (15) 1972  FELLINI, FEDERICO       £15.99
     Autobiographical look at Rome.
SATYRICON (18)  1969 ITALY  FELLINI, FEDERICO           
  DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
     Allegorical satire set in the decadence of ancient Rome
LO SCEICCO BIANCO/WHITE SHEIK  (U)  1951   ITALY FELLINI, FEDERICO       £19.99
     A provincial Italian couple arrive in Rome for their honeymoon and his new  wife sets off in search of her photo-romance 
magazine idol, the ‘White Sheik.
LA STRADA (PG) 1954 ITALY  B/W   FELLINI, FEDERICO        £19.99
     Fellini uses the metaphor of a journey to explore the meaning and  purpose of life during the shooting  of Satyricon.
I VITELLONI (PG) 1953 B/W  ITALY  FELLINI, FEDERICO           £19.99
     Story of five layabouts of which one manages to break away and go to Rome.
WHITE SHEIK/LO SCEICCO BIANCO  (U)  1951   ITALY FELLINI, FEDERICO       £19.99
     A provincial Italian couple arrive in Rome for their honeymoon and his new  wife sets off in search of her photo-romance 
magazine idol, the ‘White Sheik.

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI 

CHUNG KUO - CHINA (12) 1972   ANTONIONI,  MICHELANGELO IN ENGLISH     £12.99
   
    Documentary filmed in China during Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution.  Making the best of government-imposed limitations,
 the film explores the country's culture and customs, visiting various cities including Beijing and Shanghai and sights such as The Great Wall, paying particular attention to the working-class people and the struggles they face.
IL DESERTO ROSSO/RED DESERT  (15) 1964   ITALY  ANTONIONI,  MICHELANGELO      £19.99
     Woman who, on the verge of a nervous breakdown, struggles to discover meaning, peace and serenity within  the desolate and industrialized town where she lives.

L' ECLISSE   (PG)     ITALY 1962 ANTONIONI, MICHELANGELO       £17.99 
 
    Michelangelo Antonioni returns to his favorite themes: alienation and the difficulty of finding connections in an increasingly mechanized world.
IL GRIDO (12)  1957 ITALY  ANTONIONI, MICHELANGELO £19.99
     When sugar refinery worker Aldo is jilted by his mistress he takes to the road with daughter in tow.
LA NOTTE  (12) 1961 ITALY  ANTONIONI,  MICHELANGELO     £19.99
     A married couple are living in crisis. He is a renowned author and ‘public intellectual’; she is ‘the wife’.

RED DESERT/IL DESERTO ROSSO  (15) 1964   ITALY  ANTONIONI,  MICHELANGELO      £19.99
     Woman who, on the verge of a nervous breakdown, struggles to discover meaning, peace and serenity within  the desolate 
and industrialized town where she lives.
LA SIGNORA SENZA CAMELIE (PG) 1953 ITALY    ANTONIONI, MICHELANGELO    £22.99
 
    Story of a shop worker  named Clara who finds a chance casting in a small movie role develop into a full-blown career as 
screen-siren.DUAL FORMAT EDITION DVD AND BLU RAY.

PIER PAOLO PASOLINI


ACCATTONE/COMIZI D'AMORE (15) 1964 ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO £23.99
    Double bill of features from the acclaimed Italian film maker, poet and intellectual Pier Paolo Pasolini. 'Accattone' (1961) is a 
film about street life and prostitution that employs a near-documentary style and non-professional actors. 'Comizi d-amore' (1964) is a feature-length documentary in which Pasolini sets out to find out about Italian attitudes to sex.
ARABIAN NIGHTS/IL FIORE DELLE MILLE E UNA NOTTE (18)   1974 ITALY PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO    £19.99         
 Third part in the ‘Trilogy of Life’  BLUE RAY - £24.99

CANTERBURY TALES/I RACCONTI DI CANTERBURY (15)  1972  ITALY PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO         £19.99
 Second part of Pasolini’s Trilogy of Life (beginning with the Decameron and  ending with Arabian Nights) 
COMIZI D'AMORE/ACCATTONE (15) 1964 ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO £23.99
    Double bill of features from the acclaimed Italian film maker, poet and intellectual Pier Paolo Pasolini. 'Accattone' (1961) is a 
film about street life and prostitution that employs a near-documentary style and non-professional actors. 'Comizi d-amore' (1964) is a feature-length documentary in which Pasolini sets out to find out about Italian attitudes to sex.
IL DECAMERON (18) 1970 ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO    £19.99           
 First of Pasolini’s erotic tales. BLU RAY - £24.99
EDIPO RE/OEDIPUS REX (15) 1967 ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO £23.99
    Pasolini's personal take on the ancient Sophocles Greek tragedy of patricide and incest (Sigmund Freud would later write 
of "the Oedipus complex"), starring Franco Citti, Silvana Mangano, and Alida Valli, and nominated for the "Golden Lion" at Venice. Dual Format edition from a new HD master; first time anywhere in the world on Blu-ray.
IL FIORE DELLE MILLE E UNA NOTTE/ARABIAN NIGHTS (18)   1974 ITALY PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO    £19.99         
 Third part in the ‘Trilogy of Life’  BLU RAY - £24.99

GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAINT MATTHEW/IL VANGELO SECONDO MATTEO (U) ITALY 1964 PASOLINI  £22.99
 Graphic, rough,  fiercely realistic  filming of the story of Christ. 
DUAL FORMAT DVD AND BLU RAY
HAWKS AND SPARROWS/UCCELLACCI E UCCELLINI (PG) 1966  ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO £23.99
    Palme d'or"-nominated anarchic comedy depicts the adventures of two men and a talking crow – a picaresque fable that
 lampoons politics, religion, and the legacy of neorealism. DVD edition from a new HD master.
MAMMA ROMA (15) 1962 ITALY    PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO     £12.99
    Drama following prostitute Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani), who longs to give up her solicitous trade and go straight.

MEDEA (15) 1969    ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO    £19.99   
   
Screen adaptation of the Greek tragedy stars opera diva Maria Callas in her only film role.
OEDIPUS REX/EDIPO RE (15) 1967 ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO £23.99
    Pasolini's personal take on the ancient Sophocles Greek tragedy of patricide and incest (Sigmund Freud would later write 
of "the Oedipus complex"), starring Franco Citti, Silvana Mangano, and Alida Valli, and nominated for the "Golden Lion" at Venice. Dual Format edition from a new HD master; first time anywhere in the world on Blu-ray.
PASOLINI VOL 1 (15)       1961-65   ITALY      £39.99   
     Contains - Accatone , RoGoPag and Comizi d'amore

PASOLINI VOL 2 (15)       1966-69  ITALY      £39.99
     Contains - Uccellacci e Uccellini, Edipo Re  and Porcile.
PASOLINI (18) 2014   FERRARA, ABEL IN ENGLISH & FRENCH  DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £19.99
  Willem Dafoe stars as the Italian filmmaker  Pier Paolo Pasolini set during the  last day of his life. 
PASOLINI COLLECTION (18) 1969  ITALY    BLU RAY ONLY - £69.99 
  Collection of six films -  'The Decameron' (1971), 'The Canterbury Tales' (1972) , 'Arabian Nights' (1974),  'Medea' (1969) , 'Theorem' (1968) and  'Salo' (1975).
PORCILE/PIGSTY (15) 1969 ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO £23.99
 
   Pasolini aims fire at the corruption of modern life via twin tales of cannibalism and bestiality, anticipating his own SALO 
in its concern with bourgeois degradation. DVD edition from a new HD master.
I RACCONTI DI CANTERBURY/CANTERBURY TALES (15)  1972  ITALY PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO         £19.99
     Second part of Pasolini’s Trilogy of Life (beginning with the Decameron and  ending with Arabian Nights) 

SALO (18) ITALY 1975 PASOLINI , PIER PAOLO (TWO DISCS)  £24.99           
    Controversial film based on the Marquis de Sade novel. 
THEOREM (15) 1968  ITALY    PASOLINI, PIER PAULO           £19.99
     A handsome young man ingratiates himself into the home  of a rich family and  completely changes their lives.
UCCELLACCI E UCCELLINI/HAWKS AND SPARROWS (PG) 1966  ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO £23.99
    Palme d'or"-nominated anarchic comedy depicts the adventures of two men and a talking crow – a picaresque fable that 
lampoons politics, religion, and the legacy of neorealism. DVD edition from a new HD master.
IL VANGELO SECONDO MATTEO/GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAINT MATTHEW (U) ITALY 1964 PASOLINI DUAL FORMAT DVD AND BLU RAY £22.99
     Graphic, rough,  fiercely realistic  filming of the story of Christ. 

ROBERTO ROSSELLINI

ALLEMAGNE, ANNÉE ZÉRO/GERMANY, YEAR ZERO (PG)    1947 ITALY  ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO   £14.99
Set among the  ruins of Berlin in post-war Germany, the film charts the attempts of a 13 year old boy to  support his family.
ERA NOTTE A ROME  (12) 1960  ITALY   ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO       £17.99
     An American, Russian, and British soldier each escape from a prison camp in the waning days of WWII and find refuge in the home of a young woman.
IL GENERALE DELLA ROVERE (12) 1959 ITALY  ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO    £19.99
  
  Late 1950s war drama in which a thief becomes entangled in a Nazi plot to expose Italian Resistance fighters.
FRANCESCO GIULLARE DI DIO  (PG) 1978  ITALY   ROSSELLINI, R.     £12.99 
     Rossellini and co-writer Fellini lovingly render the very spirit of Franciscan teaching. 
FEAR (PG) 1954   GERMANY ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO  IN GERMAN £19.99
  Staring Ingrid Bergman and loosely based on the Stefan Zweig novel Angst, the film explores the inner turmoil of a woman pushed to the edge through anxiety and  guilt of an  her illicit affair.
GERMANIA, ANNO ZERO/GERMANY, YEAR ZERO (PG)    1947 ITALY  ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO IN GERMAN £19.99
 Set among the  ruins of Berlin in post-war Germany, the film charts the attempts of a 13 year old boy to  support his family. Also included the 1948 film L’Amore.
NEO-REALIST BOXSET   (12) 1945-53   ITALY        £34.99   
 Includes Rome, Open City (Rossellini), Miracle In Milan (De Sica), Bicycle Thieves (De Sica), Umberto D (De Sica) and I Vitelloni (Fellini). 
PAISÀ  (PG) 1946 ITALY B/W    ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO   £19.99
     Rossellini's account of the liberation of Italy during World War II, told in six chapters. In each chapter a different view of the liberation is given.
ROBERTO ROSSELLINI INGRID BERGMAN COLLECTION (pg) ITALY    BLU RAY ONLY - £49.99 
    Collection features - 'Stromboli' (1950), 'Journey to Italy' (1954) and 'Fear' (1954). 
ROMA, CITTÀ APERTA/ROME, OPEN CITY (PG) 1946 ITALY B/W    ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO   £19.99
          A landmark of Italian neorealism, which is based on the true story of Don Morosi, a priest and  resistance worker shot by the  Germans .
ROSSELLINI COLLECTION: THE WAR TRILOGY (15) ITALY   BLU RAY ONLY - £49.99 
   Collection contains - 'L'amore' (1948),  'Paisà' (1946) and  'Germany Year Zero' (1948) .
STROMBOLI, LAND OF GOD  (PG) 1949 ITALY    ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO         £19.99 
    Ingrid Bergman stars as Karin, a Second World War refugee who marries an Italian fisherman to escape from a displaced person's camp. 
VIAGGIO IN ITALIA/JOURNEY TO ITALY  (PG) 1953 ITALY ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO        £19.99    
 
     Bored English couple travel to Italy to dispose of a deceased uncle’s villa. Their coolness to one another becomes intense as their marriage disintegrates around them.

LUCHINO VISCONTI 

BELLISSIMA   (PG)     ITALY 1951  VISCONTI, LUCHINO          £19.99  
 A mother hatches unrealistic plans for her daughter’s show business career when a famous director comes to town and starts casting the role of a young girl for his movie.
DEATH IN VENICE (15) 1971  VISCONTI,  LUCHINO  IN ENGLISH            £12.99
     Adaptation of the Thomas Mann story. DVD CAN BE PLAYED  IN FRENCH AND ITALIAN .
IL GATTOPARDO/LEOPARD (PG)  1963  ITALY Visconti, LUCHINO        £19.99 
 Film based Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa’s best-selling novel.  
L’INNOCENTE (15) ITALY 1976  VISCONTI,  LUCHINO     £15.99 
  Luchino Visconti’s last film is a costume drama set in  the 1890s and based on a novella by Gabrielle d'Annunzio about the chauvinistic aristocratic, Tullio Hermil.  

Tullio flaunts his mistress to his wife but is shaken to his core when he discovers his wife is having an affair.
LUDWIG  (PG) 1972 ITALY  VISCONTI, LUCHINO          £22.99   
     Opulent drama. about the  King of Bavaria  Ludwig II.
OSSESSIONE (PG) 1942 B/W  ITALY VISCONTI,  LUCHINO             £19.99
     Based on James Cain’s book the Postman always rings   Twice.  A remarkable debut film. 
ROCCO E I SUOI FRATELLI/ROCCO AND HIS BROTHERS (15) 1960  ITALY VISCONTI, LUCHINO DUAL BLU RAY & DVD EDITION  £22.99
     Many subplots are interwoven to make a broad  canvas of contemporary Italian life.   
SENSO ( PG)   ITALY 1954   VISCONTI, LUCHINO        £17.99
     A lush melodramatic historical romance. 
LA TERRA TREMA (PG) 1948 ITALY B/W  VISCONTI, LUCHINO              £19.99
     Account of the tough life led by Sicilian fishermen.  

NEO-REALIST CINEMA ON DVD


L'ALBERO DEGLI ZOCCOLI /TREE OF WOODEN CLOGS (12)  1978 ITALY OLMI, ERMANNO             £17.99
 
Award wining film about a 19 Century peasants struggle for survival.  
BELLISSIMA
   (PG)     ITALY 1951  VISCONTI, LUCHINO          £19.99 
 A mother hatches unrealistic plans for her daughter’s show business career when a famous director comes to town and starts casting the role of a young girl for his movie.
LADRI DI BICICLETTE/BICYCLE THIEVES (U) 1948  ITALY       SICA, VITTORIO DE        £15.99
 
Oscar winning story of a poor man whose bicycle is stolen and he and his son search Rome for it.
MIRACOLO A MILANO/MIRACLE IN MILAN (U) 1950  ITALY       SICA, VITTORIO DE  THREE DISC SET     £24.99
 
Captivating fable about an orphan who helps the homeless of post war Milan to regain  their self-respect.
NEO-REALIST BOXSET   (12) 1945-53   ITALY        £34.99   
 Includes Rome, Open City (Rossellini), Miracle In Milan (De Sica), Bicycle Thieves (De Sica), Umberto D (De Sica) and I Vitelloni (Fellini).
LA NOTTE  (12) 1961 ITALY  ANTONIONI,  MICHELANGELO     £19.99
   
 A married couple are living in crisis. He is a renowned author and ‘public intellectual’; she is ‘the wife’.

OSSESSIONE (PG) 1942 B/W  ITALY VISCONTI,  LUCHINO             £19.99
     
Based on James Cain’s book the Postman always rings   Twice.  A remarkable debut film.
ROMA, CITTÀ APERTA/ROME, OPEN CITY (PG) 1946 ITALY B/W    ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO   £19.99
          A landmark of Italian neorealism, which is based on the true story of Don Morosi, a priest and  resistance worker shot by the  Germans 
SCIUSCIÀ' (RAGAZZI)/SHOESHINE (12) ITALY 1946   SICA, DE, VITTORIO      £19.99
     
Filmed in postwar Rome and inspired by the real stories of those struggling to overcome the oppressive forces of a corrupt 
and ineffective political system.
LA STRADA (PG) 1954 ITALY  B/W   FELLINI, FEDERICO        £19.99
     Fellini uses the metaphor of a journey to explore the meaning and  purpose of life during the shooting  of Satyricon.
STROMBOLI (PG) 1949 ITALY    ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO         £19.99 
    Ingrid Bergman stars as Karin, a Second World War refugee who marries an Italian fisherman to escape from a displaced 
person's camp. Dual format dvd and Blu-Ray.
LA TERRA TREMA (PG) 1948 ITALY B/W LUCHINO VISCONTI               £19.99
 Account of the tough life led by Sicilian fishermen.

UMBERTO D. (U) 1953 ITALY SICA, VITTORIO DE            £19.99
 Film about  a retired civil servant and how he manages  to survive on his  inadequate pension.
I VITELLONI (PG) 1953 B/W  ITALY  FELLINI, FEDERICO           £19.99
     Story of five layabouts of which one manages to break away and go to Rome.

COMPLETE ALPHABETICAL LIST OF ITALIAN DVDS 


TEXT IN BLUE - ORIGINAL ITALIAN FILM TITLE .        TITLE IN BLACK - TITLE ON THE DVD
ALL DVDS ARE IN THE ORIGINAL LANGUAGE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES, UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE.

1900  (18) 1976  ITALY   BERTOLUCCI, BERNARDO   IN ENGLISH       £15.99
 Epic  film follows the birth and growth of Fascism, Mussolini and his opposition in Italy from 1900  to 1945.
1992 (18) 2015 ITALY    £19.99
  All ten episodes of the Italian political drama following six people whose lives are changed dramatically in the wake of the 'Clean Hands' investigation into political corruption in Italy.
6 GIORNI SULLA TERRA/ALIEN ENCOUNTER (15) 201 ITALY  VENTURI, VARO £15.99
   Sci-fi thriller about a doctor who, with the aid of hypnosis, unleashes the alien mind within an alien abductee.
8 1/2 (15) 1963 ITALY FELLINI, FEDERICO      DVD -   £19.99    BLU RAY - £24.99
     Fellini records the life and fantasies of a noted filmmaker who is having artistic   difficulties completing a new project.    
ACCATTONE/COMIZI D'AMORE (15) 1964 ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO £23.99
    Double bill of features from the acclaimed Italian film maker, poet and intellectual Pier Paolo Pasolini. 'Accattone' (1961) is a film 
about street life and prostitution that employs a near-documentary style and non-professional actors. 'Comizi d-amore' (1964) is a feature-length documentary in which Pasolini sets out to find out about Italian attitudes to sex.
ACE (U) 1981 ITALY    CASTELLANO, FRANCO            £12.99
    Comedy in which Ace a newly wed  poker player wins against a notorious sore loser who employs a killer to do away 
with Ace for good.
ACQUA E ZUCCHERO: CARLO DI PALMA, I COLORI DELLA VITA/WATER AND SUGAR - CARLO DI PALMA, THE COLOURS OF LIFE (EX)  2016  ITALY  KAMKARI ,  FARIBORZ  15.99  
 Documentary focusing on the career of Italian cinematographer Carlo Di Palma. The son of a film camera operator and a flower seller on the Spanish Steps, Di Palma developed an interest in films at an early age and, despite his poor background, went on to work with influential directors including Michelangelo Antonioni, Woody Allen and Vittorio De Sica.
ADUAE LE COMPAGNE (15)  1961  ITALY  PIETRANGELI, A.                £19.99
     Classic film about four prostitutes choose to open a restaurant until their past comes back to haunt them.
AFRICA EXPRESS  (PG) 1975  ITALY  LUPO, MICHELE    £9.99
     Freewheeling trader of goods in Africa with a pet chimp and one dream: to save enough money to buy his dream gas station in Detroit.
AFTER MIDNIGHT/
DOPO MEZZANOTTE  (15) 2004  ITALY  FERRARIO, DAVIDE       £19.99
     Love story set in Mole Antonelliana  Museum of Cinema in Turin.
AFTER THE FOX/CACCIA ALLA VOLPE (U) ITALY 1966 DE SICA, VITTORIO  CAN BE PLAYED IN ITALIAN              £15.99
     Sica directs Peter Sellers in this comedy penned by Neil Simon.
L'ALBERO DEGLI ZOCCOLI /TREE OF WOODEN CLOGS (12)  1978 ITALY OLMI, ERMANNO   DUAL FORMAT DVD - BLU RAY          £24.99
 Palme d’Or winning Neorealist  film about 19th Century peasants struggle for survival through the cycle of seasons and the cycle of  life. The backbreaking work, the loves, marriages, births and deaths, the blind belief in  faith and superstition.
ALLA LUCE DEL SOLE/COME INTO THE LIGHT (15) 2014 ITALY FAENZA,  ROBERTO £12.99
   A priest from Palermo fights against the local Mafia  to save young children and teenagers from becoming involved in a life of crime.
ALLEMAGNE, ANNÉE ZÉRO/GERMANY, YEAR ZERO (PG)    1947 ITALY  ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO   £14.99
Set among the  ruins of Berlin in post-war Germany, the film charts the attempts of a 13 year old boy to  support his family.
AMARCORD (15)  1973  FELLINI, FEDERICO          £12.99
     The film  captures a year in the life of a provincial seaside town in the 1930s  through a  series of nostalgic vignettes.
L'AMBIZIOSO/THE CLIMBER (15) 1975 ITALY SQUITIERI, PASQUALE  DUAL FORMAT DVD - BLU RAY £24.99 
  
Aldo is a young ambitious smuggler who is looking to make a name for himself in the criminal underworld. However when the local crime boss cheats him,  Aldo dicides to forms his own gang to get his revenge.
L’AMICO DEL CUORE (15) 1998 ITALY STALEMME, VINCENZO          £9.99
     A heart problem leads a man to indulge in all the pleasures he has previously denied himself.
L'AMICO DI FAMIGLIA/FAMILY FRIEND (15)   ITALY 2006   SORRENTINO, PAOLO      £19.99
 
    A  friendless and socially inept loan shark  horns in on a young couple whose parents are forced to borrow from him 
to pay for their wedding.
LE AMICHE (PG) 1955 ITALY    ANTONIONI, MICHELANGELO    £22.99
   
Classic drama about  a young woman who gets swept into a tempestuous lifestyle. DUAL FORMAT EDITION DVD AND BLU RAY.

l  AMORE IN CITTA (15) 1953   ITALY         £17.99  
 A  portmanteau film composed of six different segments, each with a different writer or director.
L’AMORE MOLESTO (15) 1995 ITALY   MARTONE, MARIO        £15.99
 
Middle-aged woman believes her mother has been murdered  and she begins to delves  into her mothers confused past.
AND THE SHIP SAIL’S ON/
E LA NAVE VA (12)  ITALY FELLINI, FEDERICO       £19.99
 Set on a luxury liner in 1914, its a loving, critical and comical look at the period.
ANGELA (15)  2002   ITALY TORRE, ROBERTA       £19.99
 
    Based on a true story the film looks at the Mafia from a female perspective.
ANGELS OF EVIL/VALLANZASCA: GLI ANGELI DEL MALE (15) ITALY     PLACIDO, MICHELE    £19.99
  
  Set in Italy in the 1970s, and based on the true story of the Italian underworld’s most infamous outlaw Renato Vallanzasca.

APRILE (15) 1998   ITALY    MORETTI, NANNI           £17.99
     The director describes the chaos he finds himself in as fatherhood approaches.       
ARABIAN NIGHTS/IL FIORE DELLE MILLE E UNA NOTTE (18)   1974 ITALY PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO   
 DVD - £19.99   BLU RAY - £24.99       
     Third part in the ‘Trilogy of Life’ 
ADRIANO OLIVETTI (U) 2013 ITALY  SOAVI, MICHELE £12.99
    Biopic about Adriano Olivett,  the Italian engineer, politician and industrialist who reinvested his earnings for the benefits of the whole society in his "community movement" and had a mission to restore the Italian economy after World War Two.
THE ARRIVAL OF WANG (15) 2011 ITALY    MANETTI, MARCO AND ANTONIO    £12.99
   
When a young Chinese interpreter receives a call from an old client offering her some highly paid work, she wonders about the nature of the job. What she is confronted with when she arrives is something she could not have prepared herself for.

It appears that an alien has been captured by the government and can only communicate in Chinese. Gaia is then
 tasked with determining its intentions.
ATTACCO ALLO STATO/POLITICAL TARGET  (15) 2006 ITALY   SOAVI, MICHELE    £15.99
    Crime drama, about the murder of two  political advisors.
L'ATTESA/THE WAIT (12) 2015 ITALY  MESSINA, PIERO £19.99
  Anna is living in a villa in Sicily when her son Giuseppe's girlfriend, Jeanne, shows up and the two women bond while they wait for Giuseppe to arrive.  However, Anna is hiding a secret about her son's whereabouts.
AUTOSTOP ROSSO SANGUE/HITCH-HIKE (18) 1977 ITALY   CAMPANILE, PASQUALE FESTA £15.99
   Travelling across California to Los Angeles, married couple are taken hostage by a hitchhiker and ordered to drive  to Mexico.
L’AVVENTURA (PG) 1959   ITALY B/W    ANTONIONI,  M.             £15.99
     First part of his trilogy which brought him  international success.
BAARIA (15) 2010 ITALIAN        TORNATORE, GIUSEPPE     £19.99
    Sumptuously-filmed, semi-autobiographical drama by Sicilian director Giuseppe Tornatore ('Cinema Paradiso'). The film follows
 three generations of men in Tornatore's picturesque hometown of Bagheria, known as 'Baaria' by its natives.
BOCCACCIO '70 (12) 1962 ITALY DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
  Collection of four short stories, each directed by one of Italy's most famous directors, focusing on women taking back control of their lives.
BEFORE THE REVOLUTION/PRIMA DELLA RIVOLUZIONE (15) 1964    ITALY     BERTOLUCCI, BERNARDO £19.99
   
    Bernardo Bertolucci was just 22 years old when he directed this coming-of-age drama, Loosely based on 
Stendhal's novel 'The Charterhouse of Parma'.
BELLISSIMA   (PG)     ITALY 1951  VISCONTI, LUCHINO          £19.99 
     A mother hatches unrealistic plans for her daughter’s show business career when a famous director comes to town and starts casting the role of a young girl for his movie.
BENZINA  (15)    2001 ITALY STRAMBINI, MONICA             £19.99 
     Italian ‘Thelma and Louise’.
BEST DAY OF MY LIFE
/IL PIÙ BEL GIORNO DELLA MIA VITA (12) 2004 ITALY COMENCINI, CHRISTINA      £19.99
     Follows the life and troubles of Irene and her wayward family.
BICYCLE THIEVES/
LADRI DI BICICLETTE (U) 1948  ITALY       SICA, VITTORIO DE        £15.99
     Oscar winning story of a poor man whose bicycle is stolen and he and his son search Rome for it.
IL BIDONE  (PG)  1955 ITALY   FELLINI, FREDERICO   DVD - £17.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
      
  A Conman tries to mend his ways to help his daughter.
BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE/
L'UCCELLO DALLE PIUME DI CRISTALLO (15) 1969 ITALY ARGENTO, DARIO £15.99
  
  Dario Argento made his directorial debut with this Hitchcockian horror yarn.
BLOW UP (15) UK  1966     ANTONIONI, M.   
IN ENGLISH    £19.99
 Film set  in 1960s swinging London.
BOCCACCIO '70 (12) 1962 ITALY DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
  Collection of four short stories, each directed by one of Italy's most famous directors, focusing on women taking back control of their lives.
BUONGIORNO, NOTTE/GOOD MORNING, NIGHT (15) 2003  ITALY   BELLOCCHIO, MARCO      £19.99
 
Based on the dramatic true story of the kidnapping of Italy’s former Prime Minister Aldo  Moro in 1978.
CACCIA ALLA VOLPE/AFTER THE FOX (U) ITALY 1966 DE SICA, VITTORIO           £15.99
 Sica directs Peter Sellers in this comedy penned by Neil Simon.

CAESAR MUST DIE (12) 2012 ITALY    TAVIANI PAOLO &VITTORIO    £15.99
    Award-winning documentary from renowned Italian filmmakers the Taviani brothers following a production of 
Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar’ by a group of incarcerated criminals
CAIMAN (12)   2006 ITALY   NANNI MORETTI       £17.99
 Bankrupt in his professional and personal life, Z-grade movie producer Bruno Bonomo is finding it hard to raise the finance for his latest project “The Return of Christopher Columbus”
CALLING INSPECTOR MAROTTA: ST PETER'S TREASURE (15) 2000   SIRONI, ALBERTO £12.99
    Luca Zingaretti, known for his starring role in the TV series 'Inspector Montalbano', leads the cast in this Italian TV drama centred around a proposed robbery of the Vatican.
CANTERBURY TALES/
I RACCONTI DI CANTERBURY (15)  1972  ITALY PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO         £19.99
     Second part of Pasolini’s Trilogy of Life (beginning with the Decameron and  ending with Arabian Nights)  
IL CAPITALE UMANO/HUMAN CAPITAL (15) 2003 ITALY  VIRZÌ, PAOLO   £15.99
    When a cyclist is run off the road the night before Christmas Eve two families from very different backgrounds are inexplicably brought together.
CAOS CALMO/QUIET CHAOS (15) 2008 ITALY GRIMALDI, ANTONIO LUIGI    £19.99
     Nanni Moretti co-writes and stars in moving Italian drama about a  recent widower struggling to understand his
 feelings of grief and isolation.
CARO DIARIO/DEAR DIARY (15) 1993 ITALY MORETTI, NANNI £15.99
     Three charming autobiographical vignettes that intertwine to make this insightful, witty, and wistful film.

LA CASA DALLE FINESTRE CHE RIDONO/HOUSE WITH LAUGHING WINDOWS  (18) 1976  ITALY   AVATI, PUP     £15.99  
     Italian horror film.
CASANOVA 70  (15) 1965   ITALY MONICELLI, MARIO      £13.99   
     Sex comedy
CEFALONIA (12) 2005 ITALY        MILANI, RICCARDO        £14.99
   
Luca Zingaretti stars in this story based on real events surrounding the fate of Italian soldiers stationed on the 
Greek Isles during WWII.
CERTIFIED COPY/COPIE CONFORME  (12) 2010    KIAROSTAMI,  ABBAS   IN ENGLISH   DVD -  £15.99  BLU RAY - £19.99
Italian-set romantic drama starring Juliette Binoche and William Shimell. Set over the course of one day in rural Tuscany, the
 film follows the enigmatic relationship between a man and woman who appear to have just met.  
CESARA DEVE MORIRE/CAESAR MUST DIE (12) 2012 ITALY    TAVIANI PAOLO &VITTORIO    £15.99
   
Award-winning documentary from renowned Italian filmmakers the Taviani brothers following a production of Shakespeare's 
'Julius Caesar' by a group of incarcerated criminals.
LE CHIAVI DI CASA/KEY TO THE HOUSE  (15) 2004 ITALY  AMELIO, GIANNI     £15.99
 Film about a young father attempting to forge a relationship with his disabled son.

CHUNG KUO - CHINA (12) 1972   ANTONIONI,  MICHELANGELO IN ENGLISH     £12.99
   
    Documentary filmed in China during Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution.  Making the best of government-imposed limitations, 
the film explores the country's culture and customs, visiting various cities including Beijing and Shanghai and sights such as The Great Wall, paying particular attention to the working-class people and the struggles they face.
IL CIELO CADE/THE SKY IS FALLING (12) 2000 ITALY         FRAZZI A & A           £19.99
       Film adapted from the acclaimed autobiographical novel of the  same name by Lorena Mazzetti.

CINEMA PARADISO/NUOVO CINEMA PARADISO (PG) 1988  ITALY TORNATORE, GUISEPPE             £19.99
     The story of a wise old cinema projectionist’s influence on the  life of small town Sicilian  boy.
IL CINICO, L'INFAME, IL VIOLENTO/THE CYNIC, THE RAT AND THE FIST (18) 1977   ITALY LENZI, UMBERTO DVD - £12.99  BLU RAY - £17.99
  Action-packed Italian crime thriller.
LA CIOCIARA /TWO WOMEN (15) 1960  ITALY DE SICA, VITTORIO  DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
 1943 a woman and her teenage daughter travel form war torn Rome to her native  village of Ciociaria.  When the allies arrive they travel back to Rome and experience the horrors of war that they had hoped to escape. 
LA CITTÀ DELLE DONNE/CITY OF WOMEN (18) 1980 ITALY     FELLINI , FEDERICO   £17.99
   
A late work from celebrated Italian director Federico Fellini, which features his usual blend of circus and comic strip grotesques. 
When Snaporaz (Marcello Mastroianni), a middle-aged businessman, is enticed off a train he finds himself in a world completely dominated by women. As more andmore bizarre adventures happen to him, it is clear that he is moving through his own fears and fantasies about women.
COME NON DETTO/TELL NO ONE (15) 2012    ITALY  SILVESTRINI, I.    £15.99
    Mattia (Josafat Vagni) is planning on joining his boyfriend Eduard (Jose Dammert) in setting up home in Madrid. 
All he needs to do now is inform his parents that he is gay.
COMIZI D'AMORE/ACCATTONE (15) 1964 ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO £23.99
    Double bill of features from the acclaimed Italian film maker, poet and intellectual Pier Paolo Pasolini. 'Accattone' (1961) 
is a film about street life and prostitution that employs a near-documentary style and non-professional actors. 'Comizi d-amore' (1964) is a feature-length documentary in which Pasolini sets out to find out about Italian attitudes to sex.
LA COMMARE SECCA/GRIM REAPER (15) 1962  ITALY         BERTOLUCCI,  BERNARDO    £12.99
    Film examines the dark underbelly of life on Poverty Row to create a complex tapestry of human behaviour.
IL COMMISSARIO DE LUCA/INSPECTOR DE LUCA (15)   2008 ITALY     FRAZZI, ANTONIO    £19.99
    Drama series based on the mystery novels by Carlo Lucarelli. Set in Bologna between 1938 and 1948.
IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION ONE (15)    ITALY     £19.99
 
   Four episodes of the Italian crime drama based on the series of novels by Andrea Camilleri.   The episodes are:
 'The Snack Thief', 'The Voice of the Violin', 'The Shape of Water' and 'The Mystery of the Terracotta Dog'.
IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION TWO (15)    ITALY     £24.99
 
   Four episodes of the Italian crime drama based on the series of novels by Andrea Camilleri.  The episodes are: 
'The Artist's Touch', 'A Trip to Tindari', 'The Sense of Touch', 'Montalbano's Croquettes', 'The Scent of the Night' and 'The Cat and the Goldfinch'.
IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION THREE (15)    ITALY     £19.99
    Four episodes of the Italian crime drama based on the series of novels by Andrea Camilleri.  The episodes are:
 'Turning Point', 'Equal Time', 'The Spider's Patience' and 'Find the Lady'.
IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION FOUR (15) ITALY         £19.99
        Features 'August Flame', 'The Wings of the Sphinx', 'Track of Sand' and 'Paper Moon'.
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IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION FIVE (15) ITALY         £19.99
        Features 'The Age of Doubt', 'The Gull's Dance', 'The Potter's Field' and 'Treasure Hunt'.

IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION. SIX  (15) ITALY         £19.99
    
    Features 'Angelica's Smile', 'Hall of Mirrors', 'A Voice in the Night' and 'A Ray of Light'.
IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANOINSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION SEVEN (15) ITALY         £23.99 
Seventh volume of episodes from the Italian crime drama based on the series of novels by Andrea Camilleri.   Features the episodes -  'A Delicate Matter', 'The Mud Pyramid', 'A Nest of Vipers' and 'According to Protocol'.
IL COMMISSARIO NARDONE/INSPECTOR NARDONE (15) 2012 ITALY    £19.99
Crime series set in postwar Milan.
IL COMPLEANNO/DAVID'S BIRTHDAY (15) 2009 ITALY     FILIBERTI, MARCO    £15.99
    Gay-themed Italian drama following Matteo (Massimo Poggio), a married psychoanalyst who is tempted by a
 beautiful younger man. 
IL CONFORMISTA/THE CONFORMIST (18) 1970 ITALY  BERTOLUCCI,  BERNARDO     £27.99
   
Bernardo Bertolucci directs this powerful psychological thriller, considered by many to be his masterpiece.  
DUAL FORMAT DVD AND BLU RAY
LE CONSEGUENZE DELL'AMORE /CONSEQUENCES OF LOVE (15) 2004 ITALY  SORRENTINO, PAOLO          £15.99
     Psychological thriller probes the dark secret of a middle-aged loner living in a Swiss hotel.
COPIE CONFORME/CERTIFIED COPY     (12) 2010    KIAROSTAMI,  ABBAS   IN ENGLISH   DVD -  £15.99   BLU RAY -  £19.99
    Italian-set romantic drama starring Juliette Binoche and William Shimell. Set over the course of one day in rural Tuscany, 
the film follows the enigmatic relationship between a man and woman who appear to have just met.  
CORLEONE: THE COMPLETE SERIES (15) 2007    ITALY    £29.99
    Italian TV drama series depicting the life of Mafia crime boss Salvatore 'Totò' Riina,
CRONACA DI UN AMORE/STORY OF A LOVE AFFAIR  (PG) 2007 ITALY  ANTONIONI,  M.    £14.99
     Jealous  husband  hires a private detective to spy on his wife.

COSI RIDEVANO (12) 1957 ITALY   MENDEZ, FERNANDO          £9.99 
 
    Set in the early 1960s t wo brothers from southern Italy move to  Turin to find fame and fortune.
CUORE SACRO/SACRED HEART/ (15) ITALY 2005    OZPETEK,FERZAN        £19.99
     Irene is a workaholic property developer who takes on a restoration project that will force her to explore her past.

IL DECAMERON (18) 1970 ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO  DVD -   £19.99       BLU RAY - £24.99     
     First of Pasolini’s erotic tales. 
DAVID'S BIRTHDAY/IL COMPLEANNO (15) 2009 ITALY     FILIBERTI, MARCO    £15.99
    Gay-themed Italian drama following Matteo (Massimo Poggio), a married psychoanalyst who is tempted by a 
beautiful younger man. 
DEAR DIARY/CARO DIARIO (15) 1993 ITALY MORETTI, NANNI £15.99
     Three charming autobiographical vignettes that intertwine to make this insightful, witty, and wistful film.
DEATH IN VENICE (15) 1971  VISCONTI,  LUCHINO  IN ENGLISH            £12.99
     Adaptation of the Thomas Mann story. DVD CAN BE PLAYED  IN FRENCH AND ITALIAN .
DELIVER US (E) 2016 ITALY DE GIACOMO,   FEDERICA £12.99
 Italian documentary by film-maker Federica De Giacomo focusing on the practice of exorcism in Italy and its clash with modern-day life.
IL DESERTO ROSSO/RED DESERT  (15) 1964   ITALY  ANTONIONI,  MICHELANGELO      £19.99
     Woman who, on the verge of a nervous breakdown, struggles to discover meaning, peace and serenity within  the desolate 
and industrialized town where she lives.
DIAZ - NON PULIRE QUESTO SANGUE/DIAZ - DON'T CLEAN UP THIS BLOOD (15) ITALY   VICARI, DANIELE    DVD - £12.99        BLU RAY - £15.99
    Dramatic reconstruction of the bloody police raid against the activists and journalists sheltering in the Arnando Diaz School 
in Genoa at the end of the 2001 G8 summit.
DJANGO: UNCUT (15) 1966 ITALY        CORBUCCI, SERGIO    £12.99
    Uncut version of the 1960s seminal spaghetti western originally banned in Britain. BLU RAY - £22.99
DJANGO, PREPARE A COFFIN (15) 1968 ITALY  BALDI, FERDINANDO   £15.99

    Italian spaghetti western starring Terence Hill as gunslinger Django. While working for a corrupt politician under the pretence 
of hanging innocent men so his boss can claim their land, Django in fact fakes their deaths and recruits them for his own gang so he can get revenge on the man he holds responsible for his wife's murder.
DJANGO SHOOTS FIRST (PG) 1966   ITALY  DE MARTINO , ALBERTO    £15.99
    Spaghetti western starring Glenn Saxson as an avenging gunslinger out to track down the crooked businessman 
who murdered his father over a business deal.
DOPO MEZZANOTTE/AFTER MIDNIGHT  (15) 2004  ITALY  FERRARIO, DAVIDE       £19.99
     Love story set in Mole Antonelliana  Museum of Cinema in Turin.

LA DOLCE VITA (15) 1960 ITALY B/W  FELLINI, FEDERICO           £19.99
     The story of a reporter’s encounter with the ‘sweet life’ and the  unhappy people  who lead   it.  
DON’T MOVE/
NON TI MUOVERE  (15) 2004 ITALY Castellitto, SERGIKO       £19.99
 
    A destitute woman (Penelope Cruz) becomes involved with an upper-crust physician.
E LA NAVE VA/AND THE SHIP SAIL’S ON (12)  ITALY FELLINI, FEDERICO       £19.99
     Set on a luxury liner in 1914, its a loving, critical and comical look at the period.

L' ECLISSE   (PG)     ITALY 1962 ANTONIONI, MICHELANGELO       £17.99 
 
    Michelangelo Antonioni returns to his favorite themes: alienation and the difficulty of finding connections in an increasingly mechanized world.
EDIPO RE/OEDIPUS REX (15) 1967 ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO £23.99
    Pasolini's personal take on the ancient Sophocles Greek tragedy of patricide and incest (Sigmund Freud would later 
write of "the Oedipus complex"), starring Franco Citti, Silvana Mangano, and Alida Valli, and nominated for the "Golden Lion" at Venice. Dual Format edition from a new HD master; first time anywhere in the world on Blu-ray.
ERA NOTTE A ROME  (12) 1960  ITALY   ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO       £17.99
     An American, Russian, and British soldier each escape from a prison camp in the waning days of WWII and find refuge in the home of a young woman. 
FACCIA A FACCIA/FACE TO FACE (12) 1967   ITALY    SOLLIMA,  SERGIO
  
  One of the best films from Italian genre master Sergio Sollima, Faccia a Faccia (Face to Face ) is a gangbusting 
western saga and a gripping parable of the rise of fascism.
FACING WINDOW/LA FINESTRA DI FRONTE (15) 2003  ITALY OZPETEK, FERZAN       £19.99
 
    During the  darkest days of the war, a young baker’s apprentice suddenly murders his employer before taking to the empty midnight streets.
FAI BEI SOGNI/SWEET DREAMS (12A) 2016   ITALY  BELLOCCHIO,  MARCO £19.99
 Adapted from Massimo Gramellini's novel,  middle-aged reporter Massimowho is still troubled  mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of his mother when he was a child.   He now needs to confront his traumatic past 
FAMILY FRIEND/L'AMICO DI FAMIGLIA (15)   ITALY 2006   SORRENTINO, PAOLO      £19.99
 
    A  friendless and socially inept loan shark  horns in on a young couple whose parents are forced to borrow from him to pay for their wedding.
LE FATE IGNORANTI (15)  2001 ITALY OZPETEK, FERZAN         £19.99
 
    On the death of her husband, Antonia discovers he has been cheating  on her with a man and she sets out to find this  lover.
FELLINIS BOX SET (15) 1978-96   ITALY FELLINI, FREDERICO     £39.99   
     Features  Orchestra Rehearsal, Ginger And Fred and And The Ship Sails On.
FELLINIS CASANOVA (15) 1977   ITALY FELLINI, FREDERICO  £19.99  
 
    Lavish take on the life of Casanova, regarded as one of Fellini’s best works.
LA FINESTRA DI FRONTE/FACING WINDOW(15) 2003  ITALY OZPETEK, FERZAN       £19.99
 
    During the  darkest days of the war, a young baker’s apprentice suddenly murders his employer before taking to the empty midnight streets.
IL FIORE DELLE MILLE E UNA NOTTE/ARABIAN NIGHTS (18)   1974 ITALY PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO    £19.99         
     Third part in the ‘Trilogy of Life’  BLU RAY - £24.99

FIORILE  (12) 1993 ITALY  TAVIANI, PAOLO & VITTORIO        £19.99    
 While travelling to visit their grandfather, two children are told the story of a family curse that has  lasted two hundred years.

FIVE FILMS BY PAOLO SORRENTINO (15)  SORRENTINO, PAOLO    £49.99
   
Contains - The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza) , Il Divo, The Consequences of Love (Le Conseguenze Dell'amore),
The Family Friend (L'amico Di Famiglia)  & One Man up (L'uomo in più).
FOUR FILMS FROM  FELLINI (15) 1953-65   ITALY FELLINI, F.     £44.99   
     Features - I Vitelloni, La Dolce Vita, 8 1/2  and Guilietta degli Spiriti .
FRANCESCO GIULLARE DI DIO  (PG) 1978  ITALY   ROSSELLINI, R.     £12.99 
     Rossellini and co-writer Fellini lovingly render the very spirit of Franciscan teaching.
FUOCOAMMARE/FIRE AT SEA (12A) 2016 ITALY  ROSI,  GIANFRANCO £15.99
  Documentary centred on the Italian island of Lampedusa where 6,000 inhabitants  are joined by hundreds of desperate migrants who arrive on their shores every week during the European migrant crisis. 
GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINI/IL GIARDINO DEI FINZI CONTINI (12) 1970 ITALY    SICA, VITTORIO DE  DVD - £15.99  BLU RAY - £19.99
    Drama set in the Italian city of Ferrara in the late 1930s, adapted from the novel by Giorgio Bassani. In the estate grounds of wealthy Jewish family, the Finzi-Continis, brother and sister Alberto (Helmut Berger) and Micol (Dominique Sanda) and their friends, Giorgio (Lino Capolicchio) and Bruno (Fabio Testi), play tennis and enjoy relaxing afternoons. Away from the seclusion and safety of the estate, however, fascism is on the rise..
IL GATTOPARDO/LEOPARD (PG)  1963  ITALY Visconti, LUCHINO        £19.99
 Film based Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa’s best-selling novel. 

IL GENERALE DELLA ROVERE (12) 1959 ITALY  ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO    £19.99
  
  Late 1950s war drama in which a thief becomes entangled in a Nazi plot to expose Italian Resistance fighters.

GERMANIA, ANNO ZERO/GERMANY, YEAR ZERO (PG)    1947 ITALY  ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO IN GERMAN £19.99
 Set among the  ruins of Berlin in post-war Germany, the film charts the attempts of a 13 year old boy to  support his family. Also included the 1948 film L’Amore.
GIANNI E LE DONNE/SALT OF LIFE (12A) 2011 ITALIAN    GREGORIO, GIANNI DI    £15.99
   
Bittersweet Italian comedy about the trials and tribulations of growing older.

IL GIARDINO DEI FINZI CONTINI/GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINI (12) 1970 ITALY  SICA, VITTORIO DE DVD - £15.99  BLU RAY - £19.99
    Drama set in the Italian city of Ferrara in the late 1930s, adapted from the novel by Giorgio Bassani. In the estate grounds of wealthy Jewish family, the Finzi-Continis, brother and sister Alberto (Helmut Berger) and Micol (Dominique Sanda) and their friends, Giorgio (Lino Capolicchio) and Bruno (Fabio Testi), play tennis and enjoy relaxing afternoons. Away from the seclusion and safety of the estate, however, fascism is on the rise..
GINGER E FRED (PG) 1986 ITALY  FELLINI, FEDERICO           £19.99
     Two  cabaret dancers are reunited in their old age for a TV program.
GIULIETTA DEGLI SPIRITI/JULIET OF THE SPIRITS (15) 1965 ITALY FELLINI, FEDERICO          £19.99
     Bored middle-aged woman escapes into a world of the  spirits from  her past.

GOLDEN DOOR/NUOVOMONDO (PG) 2006 ITALY  CRIALESE,   EMANUELE    £17.99
     Set in 1913, a widowed father from Sicilian set out to make the difficult voyage to America with his two sons .
GOMORRAH (15) 2008  ITALY  GARRONE,  MATTEO  DVD -  £19.99  BLU-RAY  - £24.99
 
    Based on the book by Roberto Saviano, Garrone's crime epic is a powerful indictment of the corruption that is  plaguing the communities of Naples and Caserta in modern-day Italy  
GOMORRAH: THE COMPLETE SEASON ONE (15) 2004   ITALY           £29.99
    All 12 episodes from the Italian crime drama starring Marco D'Amore and Fortunato Cerlino.
GOMORRAH: THE COMPLETE SEASON TWO (15) 2016   ITALY     £28.99
 Second season of the Italian crime drama set in Naples where warring crime families compete for underworld supremacy.
GOOD MORNING, NIGHT/BUONGIORNO, NOTTE (15) 2003  ITALY   BELLOCCHIO, MARCO      £19.99
 
    Based on the dramatic true story of the kidnapping of Italy’s former Prime Minister Aldo  Moro in 1978.
GORBACIOF (15) 2010 ITALY    INCERTI,    STEFANO    £15.99
    Stylish and riveting thriller built around a mesmerizing and award-winning performance from Toni Servillo.
GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAINT MATTHEW/IL VANGELO SECONDO MATTEO (U) ITALY 1964 PASOLINI  £22.99
     Graphic, rough,  fiercely realistic  filming of the story of Christ. 
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LA GRANDE BELLEZZA/THE GREAT BEAUTY (15) 2013    ITALY  SORRENTINO PAOLO     £15.99
    Accomplished journalist learns of the death of a former lover and is  confronted with the fragility of life.

IL GRANDE SILENZIO/THE GREAT SILENCE (15)  1968  ITALY  CORBUCCI, SERGIO          £14.99
     Classic Italian Spaghetti western.
IL GRIDO (12)  1957 ITALY  ANTONIONI, MICHELANGELO £19.99
     When sugar refinery worker Aldo is jilted by his mistress he takes to the road with daughter in tow.

GRIM REAPER/LA COMMARE SECCA (15) 1962  ITALY         BERTOLUCCI,  BERNARDO    £12.99
    Film examines the dark underbelly of life on Poverty Row to create a complex tapestry of human behavior.

HABEMUS PAPAM/WE HAVE A POPE (PG) 2011 ITALY    MORETTI, NANNI     £15.99
   
Gently comical drama about a newly elected Pope struggling to come to terms with his new role.

HAWKS AND SPARROWS/UCCELLACCI E UCCELLINI (PG) 1966  ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO £23.99
    Palme d'or"-nominated anarchic comedy depicts the adventures of two men and a talking crow – a picaresque fable 
that lampoons politics, religion, and the legacy of neorealism. DVD edition from a new HD master.
HOUSE WITH LAUGHING WINDOWS/LA CASA DALLE FINESTRE CHE RIDONO (18) 1976  ITALY   AVATI, PUP     £15.99  
     Italian horror film.
IDENTIFICAZIONE DI UNA DONNA/IDENTIFICATION OF A WOMAN (18) 1982  ITALY   ANTONIONI, M.      £15.99
     Niccolo ( a film maker) is in search  of the ideal  woman  and of his own identity.

IERI OGGI DOMANI/YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW (15) 1967 ITALY  DE SICA,  VITTORIO   DVD - £13.99 BLU RAY £13.99
    Portmanteau comedy which features the most popular male and female leads of the Italian 20th century cinema, Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni.
IMPROVVISAMENTE L'INVERNO SCORSO/SUDDENLY LAST WINTER (15) 2008 ITALY    HOFER, G/RAGAZZI, L    £12.99   
    2007, the shared private life of Gustav Hofer and Luca Ragazzi was turned upside down. The Italian government had presented a 
draft law that acknowledged the legal rights of unmarried and gay couples, prompting a wave of ferocious homophobia throughout Italy.  
IN MEMORIA DI ME/IN MEMORY OF ME (U) 2007  ITALY  COSTANZO, SAVERIO        £19.99
     Andrea enters a Venetian monastic  order as part of the  spiritual training required to become a priest. Instead of finding the solace and peace among the order he is greeted with distrust among his newfound brethren.
L’INNOCENTE (15) ITALY 1976  VISCONTI,  LUCHINO     £15.99 
   Luchino Visconti’s last film is a costume drama set in  the 1890s and based on a novella by Gabrielle d'Annunzio about the chauvinistic aristocratic, Tullio Hermil.  

Tullio flaunts his mistress to his wife but is shaken to his core when he discovers his wife is having an affair.
INSPECTOR MONTALBANO/IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO: COLLECTION ONE (15)    ITALY     £19.99
 
   Four episodes of the Italian crime drama based on the series of novels by Andrea Camilleri.   The episodes are:
 'The Snack Thief', 'The Voice of the Violin', 'The Shape of Water' and 'The Mystery of the Terracotta Dog'.
INSPECTOR MONTALBANO/IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO: COLLECTION TWO (15)    ITALY     £24.99
 
   Four episodes of the Italian crime drama based on the series of novels by Andrea Camilleri.  The episodes are: 
'The Artist's Touch', 'A Trip to Tindari', 'The Sense of Touch', 'Montalbano's Croquettes', 'The Scent of the Night' and 'The Cat and the Goldfinch'.
INSPECTOR MONTALBANO/IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO: COLLECTION THREE (15)    ITALY     £19.99
    Four episodes of the Italian crime drama based on the series of novels by Andrea Camilleri.  The episodes are: 
'Turning Point', 'Equal Time', 'The Spider's Patience' and 'Find the Lady'..
INSPECTOR MONTALBANO/IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO: COLLECTION FOUR (15) ITALY         £19.99
        Features 'August Flame', 'The Wings of the Sphinx', 'Track of Sand' and 'Paper Moon'.

INSPECTOR MONTALBANO/IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO: COLLECTION FIVE (15) ITALY         £19.99
       
Features 'The Age of Doubt', 'The Gull's Dance', 'The Potter's Field' and 'Treasure Hunt'.

INSPECTOR MONTALBANO/IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO: COLLECTION SIX  (15) ITALY         £19.99
        Features 'Angelica's Smile', 'Hall of Mirrors', 'A Voice in the Night' and 'A Ray of Light'.
INSPECTOR MONTALBANO/IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO: COLLECTION SEVEN (15) ITALY         £23.99 
Seventh volume of episodes from the Italian crime drama based on the series of novels by Andrea Camilleri. 
        Features the episodes -  'A Delicate Matter', 'The Mud Pyramid', 'A Nest of Vipers' and 'According to Protocol'.
IO BALLO DA SOLA/STEALING BEAUTY (18) 1998  ITALY BERTOLUCCI, B.  IN ENGLISH           £9.99
 
American girl visits Tuscany. in pursuit of an unfulfilled romance. 
IO SONO L'AMORE
/I AM LOVE (15) ITALY 2009        GUADAGNINO, LUCA        £15.99
    
Set among the upper classes in turn-of-the-millennium Milan, the film opens with a formal lunch party in where the
smooth, controlled veneer of the Recchi family succumbs to the inelegant forces of passion and unconditional love.
IO E TE/ME AND YOU (15) 2013 ITALY    BERTOLUCCI, BERNARDO   DVD -  £15.99     BLU-RAY - £19.99
    Italian adolescent drama directed by legendary Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci.
IO NON HO PAURA/I'M NOT SCARED (15) 2003  ITALY SALVATORES, GABRIELE       £19.99
   Set in the isolated southern Italian countryside in the late 1970s, this menacing suspense thriller tells the story through the eyes of ten-year-old Michele .
IO SONO LI/SHUN LI AND THE POET (15)     2011    SEGRE,  ANDREA    £15.99
   
 Italian drama exploring the relationship between two outsiders living in a small community in Venice. 
JOHNNY STECCHINO (18) 1991 ITALY BENIGNI, ROBERT         £9.99    
     Charming and hilarious comedy of mistaken identity.
JOURNEY TO ITALY/
VIAGGIO IN ITALIA  (PG) 1953 ITALY ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO        £19.99    
 
    A bored English couple travel to Italy to dispose of a deceased uncle’s villa. Their coolness to one another
 becomes intense as their marriage disintegrates around them.
JULIET OF THE SPIRITS/GIULIETTA DEGLI SPIRITI (15) 1965 ITALY FELLINI, FEDERICO          £19.99
     Bored middle-aged woman escapes into a world of the  spirits from  her past.
KEY TO THE HOUSE/
LE CHIAVI DI CASA  (15) 2004 ITALY  AMELIO, GIANNI     £15.99
     Film about a young father attempting to forge a relationship with his disabled son.

LADRI DI BICICLETTE/BICYCLE THIEVES (U) 1948  ITALY       SICA, VITTORIO DE        £15.99
     Oscar winning story of a poor man whose bicycle is stolen and he and his son search Rome for it.

IL LADRO DI BAMBINI/STOLEN CHILDREN (12) 1982 ITALY  AMELIO, GIANNI        £15.99
     After a mother is arrest for forcing her daughter to work as a prostitute, Antonio (a policeman) must 
take her children from Milan to a Sicilian orphanage. 
LAMPEDUSA (12)  2016   ITALY  £9.99
  After moving to the small Italian island of Lampedusa, coast guard Serra finds himself dealing with  migrants desperately trying to make it to Europe from northern Africa. With hundreds of people arriving each day, Serra and local reception centre officer Viola do their best to help as many people as they can.
LAST DAYS OF MUSSOLINI/MUSSOLINI: ULTIMO ATTO (12)   1974  ITALY  LIZZANI, CARLO  PART IN ITALIAN/PART IN ENGLISH   £17.99
     The film depicts the Italian dictator's final days of power.
THE LAST GODFATHER/
L’ULTIMO PADRINO (15) 2008 ITALY   RISI, MARCO   £19.99   
    A TV movie focused on former Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano and the policemen who tried to catch him.
LEOPARD/
IL GATTOPARDO (PG)  1963  ITALY Visconti, LUCHINO        £19.99
     Film based Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa’s best-selling novel.  
LIFE IF BEAUTIFUL/LA VITA È BELLA (PG) 1998 ITALY  ROBERTO BENIGNI             £19.99
     
Oscar winning film about a charming but  bumbling  Jewish waiter who must rely on his strengths to protect his family during the Second World War. 
LIBERO  (15) 2006   ITALY  STUART, KIM ROSSI         £19.99
     Moving coming-of-age drama.
LITTLE LIPS/
PICCOLE LABBRA  (18) 1978 ITALY  CATTARINICH, MIMMO     £10.99
     A shell shocked writer returns from World War I and
tries to re-focus on his writing but to no avail. When he meets a young orphaned girl named Eva, he finds himself increasingly attached to her. 
LOOSE CANNONS/MINE VAGANTI (12A) 2010 ITALY OZPETEK,  FERZAN        £17.99
   
The two sons to the successful pasta-making Cantone family are both gay.  As the elder sons sexual orientation is  
subsequently revealed he is cast from the family and in turn the younger son withholds  his own revelations and step into the family business he has spent his life trying to get away from.
THE LUCA ZINGARETTI COLLECTION (PG) ITALY   £39.99
  Collection of five films starring Luca Zingaretti. The films are -'Cefalonia' (2005),  'Perlasca: Un eroe italiano/Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man' (2002), 'Alla luce del sole/By the Light of Day' (2005), 'Paolo Borsellino: The 57 Days' (2012) and  'Calling Inspector Marotta' (2000).
LUDWIG  (PG) 1972 ITALY  VISCONTI, LUCHINO          £22.99   
     Opulent drama. about the  King of Bavaria  Ludwig II.
MAGNIFICA PRESENZA/A MAGNIFICENT HAUNTING   2013 ITALY  OZPETEK,  FERZAN  £12.99
    Italian comedy drama. Lonely aspiring actor and night time bakery worker Pietro (Ello Germano) moves into a grand 
apartment in the centre of Rome where it soon becomes apparent that his new home is in fact haunted.
MIA MADRE 2015   ITALY MORETTI, NANNI DVD - £15.99  BLU RAY - £19.99
  Acclaimed film-maker Margherita (Margherita Buy) is on the verge of a  breakdown whilst struggling to cope with her mother’s  illness during the shooting of her latest film. 
MALENA (15) ITALY 2001 TORNATORE, GUISEPPE               £19.99
 
    Set in a sleepy Italian village in World War II  young Renato Amorso discovers the story of the mysterious and beautiful Melina.                                                    
MAMMA ROMA (15) 1962 ITALY    PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO     £12.99
    Drama following prostitute Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani), who longs to give up her solicitous trade and go straight.

LE MANI SULLA CITTÀ (15) 1963 ITALY   ROSSI,     FRANCESCO   £19.99
    Intense political dramas about civic corruption in post-war Naples.
ME AND YOU/IO E TE (15) 2013 ITALY    BERTOLUCCI, BERNARDO     DVD -  £15.99     BLU-RAY - £19.99
    Italian adolescent drama directed by legendary Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci.
MEDEA (15) 1969    ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO    £19.99   
   
Screen adaptation of the Greek tragedy stars opera diva Maria Callas in her only film role.
MEDITERRANEO (15) 1992  ITALY SALVATORES, GABRIELE         £15.99
 
    During  WWII a group of  Italian  soldiers are stranded on a Greek island.   The island changes their  outlook on life and they loose their desire to return to Italy.
LE MERAVIGLIE/WONDERS (15) 2014 ITALY  ROHRWACHER,  ALICE  £17.99
  12-year-old Gelsomina practically runs the family's isolation beekeeping business living in a strange secluded world that her father has constructed around the family to protect it from "the end of the world
MID AUGUST LUNCH/PRANZO DI FERRAGOSTO (U) 2009 ITALY DI GREGORIO £15.99
    Italian comedy about a man in his 60s who has to look after four elderly women for a few days.
MINE VAGANTI/LOOSE CANNONS (12A) 2010 ITALY OZPETEK,  FERZAN        £17.99
   
The two sons to the successful pasta-making Cantone family are both gay.  As the elder sons sexual orientation is  
subsequently revealed he is cast from the family and in turn the younger son withholds  his own revelations and step into the family business he has spent his life trying to get away from.
MIO FRATELLO È FIGLIO UNICO/MY BROTHER IS AN ONLY CHILD (15) 2007 ITALY    LUCHETTI,  DANIELE £19.99
    Political comedy following the fortunes of two brothers growing up in Italy during the 1960s and 1970s.

IL MIO VIAGGIO IN ITALIA/MY VOYAGE TO ITALY (12)     1999            £12.99
    Martin Scorsese presents this documentary in which he discusses Italian films that have had an impact on him. The programme takes a look atfilms by Rossellini, De Sica, Visconti, Fellini and Antonioni in the context of emotion, style, staging, technique, politics and cinematic influence.

MIRACOLO A MILANO/MIRACLE IN MILAN (U) 1950  ITALY       SICA, VITTORIO DE       £17.99
 Captivating fable about an orphan who helps the homeless of post war Milan to regain  their self-respect.
MUSSOLINI: ULTIMO ATTO/LAST DAYS OF MUSSOLINI (12)   1974  ITALY  LIZZANI, CARLO  PART IN ITALIAN/PART IN ENGLISH   £17.99
     The film depicts the Italian dictator's final days of power.

MUSSOLINI - THE HISTORY OF ITALIAN FASCISM (E) 2008   £19.99
    Documentary charting the rise of fascism, its effect on Italian life, the outbreak of war and the eventual demise of Benito Mussolini.
MY BROTHER IS AN ONLY CHILD/MIO FRATELLO È FIGLIO UNICO (15) 2007 ITALY    LUCHETTI,  DANIELE £19.99
    Political comedy following the fortunes of two brothers growing up in Italy during the 1960s and 1970s.
MY VOYAGE TO ITALY/
IL MIO VIAGGIO IN ITALIA  (12)     1999            £12.99
    Martin Scorsese presents this documentary in which he discusses Italian films that have had an impact on him. The programme takes a look at films by Rossellini, De Sica, Visconti, Fellini and Antonioni in the context of emotion, style, staging, technique, politics and cinematic influence.
NAME OF THE ROSE (18)  FRANCE 1986    ANNAUD,  JEAN-JACQUES         £19.99
     Chilling tale of dark deeds and murder based on Umberto  Eco’s award-winning bestseller.
NATURAL RESISTANCE (12) 2014 ITALY  NOSSITER, JONATHAN £15.99
   The film takes a look at four Italian winegrowers - Giovanna Tiezzi, Corrado Dottori, Elena Pantaleoni and Stefano Belloti - who all use radical methods to produce natural wine despite resistance from the government.
NÉ GIULIETTA NÉ ROMEO/A LITTLE LUST (15)    2015 ITALY   PIVETTI. VERONICA £15.99
   A bullying incident at school forces 16-year-old Rocco Bordin (Andrea Amato)  to come out to his parents liberal middle-class parents, who find it hard to come to terms with the news.   Luckily Rocco’s close friends stand by him and join him in running away from home  see their favourite singer in concert in this comedy drama.
NEO-REALIST BOXSET   (12) 1945-53   ITALY        £34.99   
 
    Includes Rome, Open City (Rossellini), Miracle In Milan (De Sica), Bicycle Thieves (De Sica), Umberto D (De Sica) and I Vitelloni (Fellini). 
NIGHTS OF CABIRIA/
LE NOTTI DI CABIRIA (PG) 1956 ITALY  FELLINI, FEDERICO £17.99    
     Story of a Rome prostitute who never loses her faith  in humanity, regardless of what life  throws  at her.
NIGHT OF THE SHOOTING STARS/LA NOTTE DI SAN LORENZO  (12) 1981 ITALY  TAVIANI, PAOLO & VITTORIO     £19.99
     Aka The Night Of San Lorenzo. The Taviani brothers drew on their own childhood memories of the tragedies and comedies 
of war and portrayed them through the eyes of six-year-old.
NEBBIE E DELITTI/FOG AND CRIMES: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON (15) 2005 ITALY     £19.99
   Crime drama set in the  tranquil countryside of Northern Italy, Police Chief Soneri (Luca Barbareschi) works together with his team to solve a series of gruesome and disturbing mysteries that occur in the wealthy surrounding area.
NEBBIE E DELITTI/FOG  AND CRIMES: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON (15) 2006  ITALY     £19.99
   Second Season of the Italian TV crime drama in the wealthy surrounding of rural northern Italy.
NEBBIE E DELITTI/FOG AND CRIMES: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON (15) 2007 ITALY £19.99
  In the  tranquil countryside of Northern Italy, Police Chief Soneri and is team work together to solve a series of gruesome and disturbing mysteries that occur in the wealthy area.
NON ACCETTARE I SOGNI DAGLI SCONOSCIUTI/WATER BOYS (18) 2015 ITALY   CUZZILLO, ROBERTO £15.99
 Under Russian anti-gay laws Italian swimmer Massimo meets interpreter Vladimir at a St. Petersburg swimming competition.   The two men fall in love, but face cultural differences which impacts on their relationship.
NON TI MUOVERE/DON’T MOVE  (15) 2004 ITALY Castellitto, SERGIKO       £19.99
 
    A destitute woman (Penelope Cruz) becomes involved with an upper-crust physician.
NOSTALGIA (15) 1983   ITALY   TARKOVSKY, AMDREI   IN  ITALIAN £15.99
    At a spa in the Tuscan Hills, a Russian poet and musicologist  meets a mysterious man who is convinced that the end of the world is nigh.
LA NOTTE  (12) 1961 ITALY  ANTONIONI,  MICHELANGELO     £19.99
     A married couple are living in crisis. He is a renowned author and ‘public intellectual’; she is ‘the wife’.
LE NOTTI DI CABIRIA/NIGHTS OF CABIRIA (PG) 1956 ITALY  FELLINI, FEDERICO £17.99    
     Story of a Rome prostitute who never loses her faith  in humanity, regardless of what life  throws  at her.

LA NOTTE DI SAN LORENZO/NIGHT OF THE SHOOTING STARS  (12) 1981 ITALY  TAVIANI, PAOLO & VITTORIO     £19.99
     Aka The Night Of San Lorenzo. The Taviani brothers drew on their own childhood memories of the tragedies and comedies of war and portrayed them through the eyes of six-year-old.

NUOVO CINEMA PARADISO/CINEMA PARADISO (PG) 1988  ITALY TORNATORE, GUISEPPE             £19.99
 The story of a wise old cinema projectionist’s influence on the  life of small town Sicilian  boy. 

NUOVOMONDO/GOLDEN DOOR (PG) 2006 ITALY  CRIALESE,   EMANUELE    £17.99
     Set in 1913, a widowed father from Sicilian set out to make the difficult voyage to America with his two sons .

OEDIPUS REX/EDIPO RE (15) 1967 ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO £23.99
    Pasolini's personal take on the ancient Sophocles Greek tragedy of patricide and incest (Sigmund Freud would later write of 
"the Oedipus complex"), starring Franco Citti, Silvana Mangano, and Alida Valli, and nominated for the "Golden Lion" at Venice. Dual Format edition from a new HD master; first time anywhere in the world on Blu-ray.
ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL/PROVA D'ORCHESTRA (PG)  1978  ITALY IN ENGLISH  FELLINI, F.     £19.99
     Uses a rehearsal as an allegory about totalitarianism.
OSSESSIONE (PG) 1942 B/W  ITALY VISCONTI,  LUCHINO             £19.99
     Based on James Cain’s book the Postman always rings   Twice.  A remarkable debut film.
PADRE PADRONE ( 15)   ITALY 1977   TAVIANI, V & P        £15.99
     Based on the autobiography by Gavino Ledda, who at the age of six was taken from school into the mountains where his 
father enslaved him as a shepherd. Gavino eventually broke free discovering the outside world and his own identity within it.
PAISÀ  (PG) 1946 ITALY B/W    ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO   £19.99
     Rossellini's account of the liberation of Italy during World War II, told in six chapters. In each chapter a different view of the liberation is given.
PALIO (12A) 2015 ITALY  SPENDER, COSIMA £15.99
   Documentary about the Palio, a traditional medieval horse race, which is held in the city of Siena in Italy twice a year.
PASOLINI VOL 1 (15)       1961-65   ITALY      £39.99   
     Contains - Accatone , RoGoPag and Comizi d'amore
PASOLINI VOL 2 (15)       1966-69  ITALY      £39.99
     Contains - Uccellacci e Uccellini, Edipo Re  and Porcile.

PASSENGER  (PG) 1975 ITALY  ANTONIONI,  M.  IN ENGLISH     £12.99  
     Long awaited release of this drama-cum-road movie .
PASOLINI (18) 2014   FERRARA, ABEL IN ENGLISH & FRENCH  DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £19.99
  Willem Dafoe stars as the Italian filmmaker  Pier Paolo Pasolini set during the  last day of his life. 
PASOLINI COLLECTION (18) 1969  ITALY    BLU RAY ONLY - £69.99 
  Collection of six films -  'The Decameron' (1971), 'The Canterbury Tales' (1972) , 'Arabian Nights' (1974),  'Medea' (1969) , 'Theorem' (1968) and  'Salo' (1975).
PAOLO BORSELLINO - THE 57 DAYS (15) 2012 ITALY   NEGRIN,  ALBERTO   £12.99
   The film traces the 57 days after the assassination of his friend and fellow anti-Mafia judge Giovanni Falcone when Paolo Borsellino must come to terms with his own inescapable destiny.
PAOLO SORRENTINO COLLECTION (15) ITALY 2001-08 £39.99
   
Contains - Il Divo, The Consequences of Love, The Family Friend and One Man Up

PERLASCA: THE COURAGE OF A JUST MAN (12) 2002 ITALY    NEGRIN, ALBERTO    £15.99
    Drama which brings to life the true story of Giorgio Perlasca, an Italian who risked his life to save Jews in Second World War Hungary.

PICCOLE LABBRA/LITTLE LIPS  (18) 1978 ITALY  CATTARINICH, MIMMO     £10.99
     A shell shocked writer returns from World War I and
tries to re-focus on his writing but to no avail. When he meets a young orphaned girl named Eva, he finds himself increasingly attached to her. 
IL PIÙ BEL GIORNO DELLA MIA VITA/BEST DAY OF MY LIFE (12) 2004 ITALY COMENCINI, CHRISTINA      £19.99
     Follows the life and troubles of Irene and her wayward family.
POLITICAL TARGET/ATTACCO ALLO STATO  (15) 2006 ITALY   SOAVI, MICHELE    £15.99
    Crime drama, about the murder of two  political advisors.
PORCILE/
PIGSTY (15) 1969 ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO £23.99
 
   Pasolini aims fire at the corruption of modern life via twin tales of cannibalism and bestiality, anticipating his own SALO in its concern with bourgeois degradation. DVD edition from a new HD master.

IL POSTINO (U)  1995    ITALY RADFORD, MICHAEL         £19.99
     Oscar winning  film.
IL POSTO (U) 1961 ITALY             OLMI, ERMANNO    £12.99
    This comedy drama is the feature-length debut of Italian film maker Ermanno Olmi. Teenager Domenico Cantoni (Sandro Panseri) is forced to abandon his education when his family is in desperate need of money.

PRANZO DI FERRAGOSTO/MID AUGUST LUNCH (U) 2009 ITALY DI GREGORIO £15.99
    Italian comedy about a man in his 60s who has to look after four elderly women for a few days.

PRIMA DELLA RIVOLUZIONE/BEFORE THE REVOLUTION (15) 1964    ITALY     BERTOLUCCI, BERNARDO £19.99
   
Bernardo Bertolucci was just 22 years old when he directed this coming-of-age drama, Loosely based on Stendhal's novel 'The Charterhouse of Parma'.

PROFESSOR (18) 1985   ITALY   TORNATORE, GIUSEPPE     £12.99   
     Gangster movie which highlights the  strong links between organized crime and politics of modern Italy.

PROVA D'ORCHESTRA/ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL (PG)  1978  ITALY IN ENGLISH  FELLINI, F.     £19.99
     Uses a rehearsal as an allegory about totalitarianism.

LE QUATTRO  VOLTE (U) 2010  ITALY    FRAMMARTINO, MICHELANGELO £15.99
  
  An old shepherd lives his last days in a quiet medieval village perched high on the hills of Calabria, at the southernmost tip of Italy.  He is sick, and believes to find his medicine in the dust he collects on the church floor, which he drinks in his water every day. A beautiful and poetic vision of the revolving cycles of life and nature in the unbroken traditions of a timeless place.

QUO VADIS, BABY (15) ITALY 2005 SALVATORES, GABRIELE        £19.99
     Female detective  decides to investigate the death of her sister, who killed herself 16 years ago.
QUIET CHAOS/CAOS CALMO (15) 2008 ITALY GRIMALDI, ANTONIO LUIGI    £19.99
     Nanni Moretti co-writes and stars in moving Italian drama about a  recent widower struggling to understand his feelings of grief and isolation.

I RACCONTI DI CANTERBURY/CANTERBURY TALES (15)  1972  ITALY PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO         £19.99
     Second part of Pasolini’s Trilogy of Life (beginning with the Decameron and  ending with Arabian Nights) 

REALITY (15) 2012   ITALY  GARRONE, MATTEO        £15.99
    Luciano is a Neapolitan fishmonger takes part in a reality TV show. As his perception of reality begins to change and he is  plunged into a self-delusional fantasy that threatens to destroy his relationship with his loved ones.

ROCCO E I SUOI FRATELLI/ROCCO AND HIS BROTHERS (15) 1960  ITALY VISCONTI, LUCHINO   £22.99
     Many subplots are interwoven to make a broad  canvas of contemporary Italian life.  
RED DESERT/
IL DESERTO ROSSO  (15) 1964   ITALY  ANTONIONI,  MICHELANGELO      £19.99
     Woman who, on the verge of a nervous breakdown, struggles to discover meaning, peace and serenity within  the desolate and industrialized town where she lives.
RESPIRO (15) 2002 ITALY CRIALESE, EMANUELE       £19.99
     The film set in a small village in south-west Sicily is a powerful and  moving look at the strength of family ties and the  difficulties of community life.
ROMA (15) 1972  FELLINI, FEDERICO       £15.99
     Autobiographical look at Rome.
ROMANZO CRIMINALE: 
SEASON 1  (15) ITALY 2005              £12.99 
     The complete first season of the Italian crime drama based on the novel by Italian judge Giancarlo De Cataldo.
ROMANZO CRIMINALE: SEASON 2 (18) 2010 ITALY   £19.99
   All ten episodes from the second season of the Italian crime drama based on the novel by Italian judgeGiancarlo De Cataldo.
ROMA, CITTÀ APERTA/ROME, OPEN CITY (PG) 1946 ITALY B/W    ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO   £19.99
          A landmark of Italian neorealism, which is based on the true story of Don Morosi, a priest and  resistance worker shot by the  Germans 
SACRO GRA (15) 2013 ITALY  ROSI, GIANFRANCO   £17.99
  Documentary about the Grande Raccordo Anulare highway that encompasses the Italian city of Rome.
SALO (18) ITALY 1975 PASOLINI , PIER PAOLO (TWO DISCS)  £24.99           
     Controversial film based on the Marquis de Sade novel. 
SALVATORE GIULIANO (15) 1962 ITALY ROSI,  FRANCESCO    £19.99
The film depicts the life of the Mob chieftain, his rise, fall and ultimate demise featuring flashbacks after his assassination in 1950.
SANTA SANGRE (18) 1989 ITALY     JODOROWSKY,  ALEXANDRO     £15.99
     Cult horror classic set in Maxico.
SATYRICON (18)  1969 ITALY  FELLINI, FEDERICO           £15.99
     Allegorical satire set in the decadence of ancient Rome
SACRED HEART/
CUORE SACRO (15) ITALY 2005    OZPETEK,FERZAN        £19.99
     Irene is a workaholic property developer who takes on a restoration project that will force her to explore her past.
SALT OF LIFE/GIANNI E LE DONNE (12A) 2011 ITALIAN    GREGORIO, GIANNI DI    £15.99
   
Bittersweet Italian comedy about the trials and tribulations of growing older.

LO SCEICCO BIANCO/WHITE SHEIK  (U)  1951   ITALY FELLINI, FEDERICO       £19.99
     A provincial Italian couple arrive in Rome for their honeymoon and his new  wife sets off in search of her photo-romance magazine idol, the ‘White Sheik.

SCIUSCIÀ' (RAGAZZI)/SHOESHINE (12) ITALY 1946   SICA, DE, VITTORIO      £19.99
     Filmed in postwar Rome and inspired by the real stories of those struggling to overcome the oppressive forces of a corrupt and ineffective political system.
LA SCOMPARSA DI PATÒ/THE VANISHING OF PATO (15) 2010   ITALY MORTELLITI, ROCCO   £19.99
   Set in 1890 in the small town of Vigata, two rival private investigators are  looking into the mysterious disappearance of an accountant in this film based on the novel by Andrea Camilleri.
SEA PURPLE/
VIOLA DI MARE (15) 2009 ITALY    MAIORCA, DONATELLA        £15.99
    
19th century drama exploring gender roles and social views of the time.
SENSO ( PG)   ITALY 1954   VISCONTI, LUCHINO        £17.99
     A lush melodramatic historical romance.        
SEX COWBOYS (18) 2016  ITALY GIOTTI, ADRIANO   15.99
   Marla and Simone share a passionate, romantic relationship and an unbreakable bond, but are part of the ‘lost generation’, destined to live without a permanent employment, a fixed home and a defined lifestyle. 
LA SIGNORA DI TUTTI,(PG) 1934 ITALY   OPHULS, MAX    £15.99
    Made in Italy after Max Ophuls exile from Germany, this melodrama prefigures Ophuls' later classics

LA SIGNORA SENZA CAMELIE (PG) 1953 ITALY    ANTONIONI, MICHELANGELO    £22.99
 
Story of a shop worker  named Clara who finds a chance casting in a small movie role develop into a full-blown career as screen-siren.DUAL FORMAT EDITION DVD AND BLU RAY.

THE SKY IS FALLING/IL CIELO CADE (12) 2000 ITALY         FRAZZI A & A           £19.99
   Film adapted from the acclaimed autobiographical novel of the  same name by Lorena Mazzetti.
THE SONS ROOM/
LA STANZA DEL FIGLIO (15) 2001 ITALY  MORETTI, NANNI              £19.99
     Sensitive study of how a family comes to terms with their sons death. 
A SPECIAL DAY/
UNA GIORNATA PARTICOLARE (12) 1977 ITALY   SCOLA, ETTORE         IN ENGLISH        £9.99
     Set during the late 1930, and with the historic meeting of Hitler and Mussolini forming a backdrop, the film centres on a bored housewife who strikes up an unlikely friendship with her gay neighbour.
LA STANZA DEL FIGLIO/THE SONS ROOM (15) 2001 ITALY  MORETTI, NANNI              £19.99
     Sensitive study of how a family comes to terms with their sons death.  
SATYRICON (18)  1969 ITALY  FELLINI, FEDERICO           
  DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
     Allegorical satire set in the decadence of ancient Rome
STEALING BEAUTY/IO BALLO DA SOLA (18) 1998  ITALY BERTOLUCCI, B.  IN ENGLISH           £9.99
     American girl visits Tuscany. in pursuit of an unfulfilled romance. 
STOLEN CHILDREN/
IL LADRO DI BAMBINI (12) 1982 ITALY  AMELIO, GIANNI        £15.99
     After a mother is arrest for forcing her daughter to work as a prostitute, Antonio (a policeman) must take her children from Milan to a Sicilian orphanage.
STORY OF A LOVE AFFAIR/
CRONACA DI UN AMORE  (PG) 2007 ITALY  ANTONIONI,  M.    £14.99
     Jealous  husband  hires a private detective to spy on his wife.
LA STRADA (PG) 1954 ITALY  B/W   FELLINI, FEDERICO        £19.99
     Fellini uses the metaphor of a journey to explore the meaning and  purpose of life during the shooting  of Satyricon.

STROMBOLI, LAND OF GOD (PG) 1949 ITALY  ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO    £19.99 
    Ingrid Bergman stars as Karin, a Second World War refugee who marries an Italian fisherman to escape from a displaced person's camp.
SUBURRA (18) 2015 ITALY  SOLLIMA, STEFANO   DVD - £17.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
  Based on the novel by Giancarlo De Cataldo and Carlo Bonini, this Italian thriller stars Claudio Amendola as Samurai, a gangster with dreams of turning Rome's waterfront town Suburra into the new Las Vegas. 
SUDDENLY LAST WINTER/IMPROVVISAMENTE L'INVERNO SCORSO (15) 2008 ITALY    HOFER, G/RAGAZZI, L    £12.99   
    2007, the shared private life of Gustav Hofer and Luca Ragazzi was turned upside down. The Italian government had presented a draft law that acknowledged the legal rights of unmarried and gay couples, prompting a wave of ferocious homophobia throughout Italy. 

SWEPT AWAY/TRAVOLTI DA UN INSOLITO DESTINO NELL'AZZURRO MARE D'AGOSTO (18) 1974 ITALY  WERTMULLER,  LINA         £12.99
     A rich woman, Raffaella, and a sailor, Gennarino, who is a communist are stranded on a deserted island.
TAVIANI BROTHERS COLLECTION (18) ITALY DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY/DVD  £54.99  
 Features -  Padre Padrone (1977), La Notte Di San Lorenzo/night of the Shooting Stars (1982) and Kaos (1984).
TENEBRAE (18) 1982 ITALY   ARGENTO,  DARIO DVD £12.99 BLU RAY £19.99
 American writer Peter Neal is in Rome on a book promotion tour, when he finds himself stalked by a serial killer. The killer has embarked on a  terrifying murder spree, leaving the victims with a copy of Neal’s book at the crime scene
LA TERRA TREMA (PG) 1948 ITALY B/W LUCHINO VISCONTI               £19.99
     Account of the tough life led by Sicilian fishermen.
THEOREM (15) 1968  ITALY    PASOLINI, PIER PAULO           £19.99
     A handsome young man ingratiates himself into the home  of a rich family and  completely changes their lives.

TRAVOLTI DA UN INSOLITO DESTINO NELL'AZZURRO MARE D'AGOSTO/SWEPT AWAY (18) 1974 ITALY  WERTMULLER,  LINA         £12.99
     A rich woman, Raffaella, and a sailor, Gennarino, who is a communist are stranded on a deserted island.
TRE FRATELLI/THREE BROTHERS (12) 1981 ITALY   FRANCESCO, ROSI DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY-DVD £19.99
  Following their mother's passing, three brothers return to their father's home in southern Italy to try come to terms with their grief, each brother must also tackle personal problems of their own.
TREE OF WOODEN CLOGS/
L'ALBERO DEGLI ZOCCOLI  (12)  1978 ITALY OLMI, ERMANNO   DUAL FORMAT DVD - BLU RAY          £24.99
 Palme d’Or winning Neorealist  film about 19th Century peasants struggle for survival through the cycle of seasons and the cycle of  life. The backbreaking work, the loves, marriages, births and deaths, the blind belief in  faith and superstition.
UCCELLACCI E UCCELLINI/HAWKS AND SPARROWS (PG) 1966  ITALY  PASOLINI, PIER PAOLO £23.99
    Palme d'or"-nominated anarchic comedy depicts the adventures of two men and a talking crow – a picaresque fable that lampoons politics, religion, and the legacy of neorealism. DVD edition from a new HD master.

L'UCCELLO DALLE PIUME DI CRISTALLO/BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE (15) 1969 ITALY ARGENTO, DARIO £15.99
  
  Dario Argento made his directorial debut with this Hitchcockian horror yarn.
L’ULTIMO PADRINO/THE LAST GODFATHER (15) 2008 ITALY   RISI, MARCO   £15.99    
    A TV movie focused on former Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano and the policemen who tried to catch him.
UMBERTO D. (U) 1953 ITALY SICA, VITTORIO DE            £19.99
     Umberto,  a lonely  retired civil servant, manages to survive on his  inadequate pension but is driven to the brink of suicide, only to realise that their would be no  one to look after his dog if he took his life.
UN BACIO /ONE KISS (15) 2016 ITALY  COTRONEO, IVAN £15.99
 At his new school outrageous and flamboyant Lorenzo befriends Blu  who has also been shunned by her peers after an end-of-term scandal. Along with basketball player Antonio the trio united to fight back against their bullying peers.
UNA GIORNATA PARTICOLARE/A SPECIAL DAY (12) 1977  ITALY SCOLA,  ETTORE DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
  Set in 1938, at the time of the first meeting between Hitler and Mussolini,  Antonietta (Sophia Loren) stays at home while her fascist husband goes off to see his idols. As their building empties to see the dictators parade through the streets, Antonietta strikes up a friendship with her mysterious  neighbour Gabriele (Marcello Mastroianni ). This relationship will radically alter both of their outlooks on life.
VALLANZASCA: GLI ANGELI DEL MALE/ANGELS OF EVIL (15) ITALY     PLACIDO, MICHELE    £19.99
  
  Set in Italy in the 1970s, and based on the true story of the Italian underworld’s most infamous outlaw Renato Vallanzasca.

IL VANGELO SECONDO MATTEO/GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAINT MATTHEW (U) ITALY 1964 PASOLINI DUAL FORMAT DVD AND BLU RAY  £22.99
     Graphic, rough,  fiercely realistic  filming of the story of Christ. 
VIAGGIO IN ITALIA/JOURNEY TO ITALY  (PG) 1953 ITALY ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO        £19.99    
 
    Ingrid Bergman and George Sanders star in this romantic drama of a  couple who travel to Italy to sell a villa they have inherited. 
VINCERE (15) ITALY 2009 BELLOCCHIO,  MARCO    DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
    Based on the true story of Benito Mussolini's secret first wife and son, who were hidden away by the fascist Italian leader and both went on to die in insane asylums. 

VIOLA DI MARE/SEA PURPLE (15) 2009 ITALY    MAIORCA, DONATELLA        £15.99
    
19th century drama exploring gender roles and social views of the time.

I VITELLONI (PG) 1953 B/W  ITALY  FELLINI, FEDERICO           £19.99
 Story of five layabouts of which one manages to break away and go to Rome.

LA VITA È BELLA/LIFE IF BEAUTIFUL   (PG) 1998 ITALY  ROBERTO BENIGNI             £19.99
 
    Oscar winning film about a charming but  bumbling  Jewish waiter who must rely on his strengths to protect his family during the Second World War.
VIVA ZAPATERO! (15) 2005 ITALY  GUZZANTI, SABINA    PART ITALIAN, PART ENGLISH LANGUAGE      £19.99   
 Documentary look at  the corrupt Italian broadcasting elite.
WE HAVE A POPE/HABEMUS PAPAM (PG) 2011 ITALY    MORETTI, NANNI     £15.99
   
Gently comical drama about a newly elected Pope struggling to come to terms with his new role.

WHITE SHEIK/
LO SCEICCO BIANCO  (U)  1951   ITALY FELLINI, FEDERICO       £19.99
     A provincial Italian couple arrive in Rome for their honeymoon and his new  wife sets off in search of her photo-romance magazine idol, the ‘White Sheik.
YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW/
IERI, OGGI, DOMANI (15) 1963    ITALY  DE SICA, V.   DVD - £13.99 BLU RAY £13.99
     Portmanteau comedy which features the most popular male and female leads of the Italian 20th century cinema, Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni.
THE YOUNG MONTALBANO: COLLECTION ONE (15) 2012 ITALY    £24.99
    First collection of episodes from the spin-off series of the Italian drama ‘Inspector Montalbano’, based on the novels by Andrea Camilleri.
THE YOUNG MONTALBANO: COLLECTION TWO (15) 20126 ITALY    £17.99
    Second collection of episodes  based on the novels by Andrea Camilleri. 

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