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R | 115 min | Crime, Drama
A chief of detectives, homicide section, kills his mistress and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.
2. The 10th Victim (1965)
92 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Some people like violence so much, that they decide to create a club in which human hunts are organized - members being alternately hunters, and prey, until they end up dead.
3. Un tranquillo posto di campagna (1968)
R | 106 min | Drama, Horror
A popular painter, plagued by nightmares that he and his lover/sales agent are engaging in bizarre, ritualistic, sadistic sexual acts, seeks to escape the city and rent a house in the country.
4. Lulu the Tool (1971)
125 min | Drama
A conscientious factory worker gets his finger cut off by a machine. Although the physical handicap is not serious, the accident causes him to become more involved in political and revolutionary groups.
5. We Still Kill the Old Way (1967)
99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A leftist professor wants the truth about two men killed during a hunting party; but the mafia, the Church and corrupt politicians don't want him to learn it.
6. Todo modo (1976)
125 min | Drama
Party leader and power broker Aldo Moro, holed up with his cronies and rivals at a monastic retreat where they plot their political fortunes while being led by a Jesuit cleric in spiritual cleansings.
7. The Assassin (1961)
83 min | Crime, Thriller
Alfredo Martelli is picked up by the police in his apartment without justification. In the precinct, he slowly discovers what is the investigation about as we find out details about his life.
9. La proprietà non è più un furto (1973)
126 min | Comedy, Drama
Total, a young bank cashier, has been wondering for some time if his life, with its grey, dismal prospect, is worth living. He is aware of the illicit careers and rise to riches of many of ... See full summary »
11. Rome 11:00 (1952)
107 min | Drama
Based on an actual incident, this is the story of five girls (told in a slow beginning) who are among the 200 women who answer a want ad for a modest secretarial position one rainy morning ... See full summary »
12. Il maestro di Vigevano (1963)
105 min | Comedy, Drama
Primary school teacher Mr. Mombelli, nevertheless satisfied with his life, is driven by his wife to resign and starting a new activity. He invest all his goodwill setting up a footwear ... See full summary »
14. Buone notizie (1979)
107 min | Comedy, Drama
A disaffected media executive who spends his days watching violent programming on the six television screens in his office and his evenings is neglecting his frustrated wife at home.
15. Men and Wolves (1957)
94 min | Drama
Two young hunters of wolves are involved in a conflict. Besides the dangerous wild wolves, beautiful Teresa is the center of attention.
16. Angels of Darkness (1954)
94 min | Drama
Tamara, a Roman prostitute, tries to kill herself throwing herself out of the window of the licensed brothel she works in. While she is being taken to hospital the other girls learn that, ... See full summary »
18. La strada lunga un anno (1958)
162 min | Drama
The plot is set in an underdeveloped and remote area of a fictitious country, where the locals try to build an asphalt road in spite of careless attitude of the Government. The story ... See full summary »
19. Giorni d'amore (1954)
98 min | Comedy, Drama
Pasquale e Angela sono contadini, figli di due famiglie che hanno la terra vicino e sono dirimpettai in paese e, naturalmente sono poveri. Si vogliono bene e desiderano sposarsi, ma per ... See full summary »
21. Vento del Sud (1959)
98 min | Drama
Antonio Spagara, a young Sicilian worker, has been assigned by the Mafia to murder a nobleman, Marquis Macri. But at the last minute Antonio reneges on his commitment and instead of killing... See full summary »
26. Il gobbo (1960)
96 min | Drama, War
Alvaro Cosenza, also known as the Hunchback from Quarticciolo (Il Gobbo del Quarticciolo), during Rome's occupation by Nazis in 1943, decides to revolt. He starts his career of rebel like a... See full summary »
27. A Husband for Anna (1953)
95 min | Drama
Anna Zaccheo is a beautiful young woman from a working class Neapolitan family. Her main concern is to find herself a suitable husband. She meets a young sailor Andrea one day and gets ... See full summary »
28. La garçonnière (1960)
A building constructor repeatedly betrays his wife in an apartment he rented in a popular neighborhood. She finds out and the couple will never be the same again.
31. L'Italia con Togliatti (1964)
38 min | Documentary, Short
Directors: Gianni Amico, Giorgio Arlorio, Libero Bizzarri, Carlo Lizzani, Francesco Maselli, Lino Miccichè, Glauco Pellegrini, Elio Petri, Sergio Tau, Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani, Marco Zavattini, Valerio Zurlini | Star: Enrico Maria Salerno