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8 1/2 (1963)

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8 1/2 2010-01-12 2001-12-04 2011-11-15

Dog-tired movie director Guido Anselmi retreats to thoughts of yesteryear when his producers, his wife and his mistress all pressure him to start making another movie in director Federico Fellini's rumination on the joys and rigors of filmmaking.

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Suspiria (1977)

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Suspiria - 2004-05-04 -

This horror gem follows Susan, a young American girl whose talents have brought her to an illustrious European ballet school. But once she gets there, she realizes there's something strange going on as she's faced with a cluster of freaky happenings, from a shower of maggots to poison in her food. What she soon learns is that the school has been a meeting place for witches for many years.

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Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

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Once Upon a Time in the West 2011-05-31 2003-11-18 2014-01-01

Directed by Sergio Leone, this classic spaghetti Western stars Henry Fonda as a sadistic gunslinger hired by a cutthroat railroad tycoon to kill anyone who stands in the way of his trans-American iron horse.

a.k.a. C'era una volta il West
Hasta que llegó su hora
Il était une fois dans l'Ouest
Spiel mir das Lied vom Tod
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Cinema Paradiso (1988)

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Cinema Paradiso 2011-10-04 2003-02-18 2014-01-01

Giuseppe Tornatore's Oscar-winning film follows Salvatore, a Sicilian boy who is mesmerized by the movies shown at the local theater. He befriends projectionist Alfredo, who mentors him and ultimately tells him to leave home to pursue his dreams. Now a famous film director, Salvatore returns home for the first time 30 years later for Alfredo's funeral and is overcome with warm memories of his childhood even as the town has changed.

a.k.a. Nuovo Cinema Paradiso
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Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)

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Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion - 2013-12-03 -

A police inspector receives a mission to remove local protesters but instead brutally murders his married mistress. At the crime scene, the murderer himself is appointed to lead the investigation, which launches a twisted tale of corruption.

a.k.a. Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 2009-05-12 1997-11-18 2014-02-01

While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.

a.k.a. El bueno, el feo y el malo
Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo
Zwei glorreiche Halunken
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Deep Red (1975)

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Deep Red - 2002-08-06 2011-08-02
2012-08-02

In Dario Argento's horror classic jazz pianist Marcus Daly (David Hemmings) witnesses the murder of his neighbor, a psychic who had read the mind of her killer. Marcus soon teams up with a resourceful reporter (Daria Nicolodi), and the two set out to find the killer. After the professor (Glauco Mauri) Marcus called on for help turns up dead, Marcus realizes that he'll be the next to die if he can't track down the killer.

a.k.a. Profondo rosso
The Hatchet Murders
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The Leopard (1963)

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The Leopard (Italian Version) 2010-06-29 2004-06-08 -

In this war drama set in 1860s Sicily, Prince Don Fabrizio Salina (Burt Lancaster) attempts to hold onto the glory he once knew, while his nephew, Tancredi Falconeri (Alain Delon), has joined opposition forces and is being heralded as a war hero. As Falconeri begins to fall for Angelica (Claudia Cardinale), the daughter of the town's new mayor, Don Calogero Sedara (Paolo Stoppa), Salina must learn to accept his changing political status.

a.k.a. Der Leopard
El gatopardo
Il Gattopardo
Le Guépard
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City of Women (1980)

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Director Federico Fellini's love of women and thoughts on feminism form the focus of this visually stunning work. Frequent Fellini thespian Marcello Mastroianni stars as Snaporaz, a traveler who awakens on a train to meet a lovely young woman. His pursuit of her begins a dreamlike journey that brings him to a feminist convention where he finds himself surrounded by modern women.

a.k.a. La cité des femmes
La città delle donne
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Love and Anarchy (1973)

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Love & Anarchy - - 2013-05-01

In pre-World War II Italy, the employees of a popular Roman bordello learn that a new arrival is planning to assassinate Mussolini. When one of the girls falls in love with the man, she's torn between saving him and saving her country.

a.k.a. Film d'amore e d'anarchia, ovvero: stamattina alle 10, in via dei Fiori, nella nota casa di tolleranza...
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Amarcord (1973)

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Amarcord - 1998-04-03 -

Awarded both a Golden Globe and an Oscar for Best Foreign Film, acclaimed Italian director Frederico Fellini's Amarcord is a richly visual film about Rimini, a traditional seaside village during the uncertainty of Mussolini's fascist rule. Fellini drew from personal experience to bring the small town and all its colorful characters to life in this story about the escapades of a boy on the cusp of becoming a man.

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Red Desert (1964)

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Red Desert 2010-06-22 2010-06-22 -

A drama about alienation in the modern world, director Michelangelo Antonioni's masterpiece follows the unhappy life of Giuliana (Monica Vitti), an emotionally disturbed housewife who avoids confronting reality and engages in an illicit affair. Co-starring Richard Harris, Carlo Chionetti and Xenia Valderi, this visually stunning art film uses striking images of stifling industrial landscapes to emphasize its theme of isolation.

a.k.a. Il Deserto rosso
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The Conformist (1970)

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In this thought-provoking drama set in 1930s fascist Italy, the government orders Marcello to kill a political refugee who happens to be his college mentor. Marcello obeys and is hence "the Conformist," a man who'll do absolutely anything to belong.

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Life Is Beautiful (1997)

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Life Is Beautiful 2011-10-04 1999-11-09 2014-01-01

A Jewish Italian waiter named Guido is sent to a Nazi concentration camp, along with his wife and their young son. Refusing to give up hope, Guido tries to protect his son's innocence by pretending that their imprisonment is an elaborate game.

a.k.a. Das Leben ist schön
La Vie est belle
La vita è bella
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For a Few Dollars More (1965)

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For a Few Dollars More 2011-08-02 1998-07-28 2014-04-01

Clint Eastwood returns as the iconic "man with no name," who joins forces with a rival bounty hunter to capture a crazed outlaw in director Sergio Leone's gritty follow-up to the 1964 classic A Fistful of Dollars.

a.k.a. Für ein paar Dollar mehr
Per qualche dollaro in più
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Accattone (1961)

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Accattone - 2005-04-05 -

In his first feature film, writer, director and poet Pier Paolo Pasolini explores the cultural and social landscape of the "little homelands" of his native Italy through the story of a rural pimp named Accattone (Franco Citti) who battles his instincts and dabbles in love. Hoping to impress the beautiful Stella (Franca Pasut) and win her heart, Accattone vows to change his ways but finds he ultimately isn't capable of a virtuous life.

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Umberto D. (1952)

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Umberto D. - 2003-07-22 -

Bankrupt and lonely, an old man (Carlo Battisti) considers committing suicide. Since he has only a devoted dog and a maid (Lina Genneri) as his companions, things look bleak -- until one day when the old man's luck changes, giving him new hope. Director Vittorio De Sica's touching portrait of one man's effort to retain his pride in the face of adversity is a treasure of Italian post-war cinema.

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The Organizer (1963)

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In turn-of-the-twentieth-century Turin, an accident in a textile factory incites workers to stage a walkout. But it's not until they receive unexpected aid from a traveling professor that they find a voice, unite and stand up for themselves.

a.k.a. I compagni
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Django (1966)

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Django 2010-08-17 2007-07-24 -

In a lawless frontier, a master gunman carries a dark secret -- and a coffin filled with chaos. Franco Nero stars as Django, a mysterious stranger caught up in the violent crossfire between Mexican bandits and sadistic vigilantes. This landmark classic is packed with indelible images and some of the most shocking brutality of any Spaghetti Western ever made. Fully restored from original camera negatives.

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The Great Beauty (2013)

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The Great Beauty 2014-03-25 2014-03-25 -

As charming 65-year-old journalist Jep Gambardella writes about Rome's culture and social life, he reflects with bitterness on the passions of his lost youth, even as he paints a complex portrait of the lovely and ancient city..

a.k.a. La Grande beauté
La grande bellezza
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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)

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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage 2009-02-24 1999-11-23 -

Witnessing a brutal attack on a woman but unable to help her, Sam (Tony Musante), an American traveling in Rome, soon finds himself the target of an elusive killer. The deeper Sam delves into the mystery, the more at risk he becomes. This highly stylized thriller marks the directorial debut of horror master Dario Argento (Suspiria, Opera), who would later become known as the Italian Alfred Hitchcock.

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This Must Be the Place (2011)

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This Must Be the Place 2013-03-12 2013-03-12 2013-04-01

Gomorrah (2008)

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a.k.a. Gruppo di famiglia in un interno
Violence et passion
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A Bullet for the General (1969)

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A Bullet for the General - 2004-02-10 -

In this thrilling spaghetti Western, Mexican looters working for the powerful Gen. Elias and headed by the loyal El Chuncho (Gian Maria Volonte) get an unexpected boost from gringo Bill Tate (Lou Castel), who helps them steal weapons and becomes part of their pack. Little do they know that Tate is a killer hired by the government to slay the general ... and when he does, El Chuncho vows revenge. Klaus Kinski co-stars.

a.k.a. El Chucho, quién sabe?
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