Italy: old days

Italian cinema untill 1989
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1.
Bread and Chocolate (1974)
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Italian immigrant Nino steadfastly tries to become a member of Swiss Society no matter how awful his situation becomes. (100 mins.)
Director: Franco Brusati
 
2.
Lulu the Tool (1971)
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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. (125 mins.)
Director: Elio Petri
 
3.
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)
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A chief of detectives, homicide section, kills his mistress and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime. (115 mins.)
Director: Elio Petri
 
4.
La Terra Trema (1948)
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In rural Sicily, the fishermen live at the mercy of the greedy wholesalers. One family risks everything to buy their own boat and operate independently. (160 mins.)
 
5.
Dei (1968)
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6.
Elettra (1987)
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7.
Good morning Babilonia (1987)
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After the bankruptcy of their father's stonemasonry firm, Nicola and Andrea emigrate to America to restore their fortunes... (117 mins.)
 
8.
Caro Michele (1976)
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Michael is the younger son of a middle-class family, a strong-willed and free-thinking fellow, who is off in some distant country fighting for a revolutionary cause. (108 mins.)
Director: Mario Monicelli
 
9.
Black Sunday (1960)
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A vengeful witch and her fiendish servant return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to possess the body of the witch's beautiful look-alike descendant. Only the girl's brother and a handsome doctor stand in her way. (87 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
10.
Riusciranno i nostri eroi a ritrovare l'amico misteriosamente scomparso in Africa? (1968)
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A rich businessman is fed up with work, family, society, and goes with a friend to Africa, in search... (130 mins.)
Director: Ettore Scola
 
11.
Teorema (1968)
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A strange visitor in a wealthy family. He seduces the maid, the son, the mother, the daughter and finally the father before leaving a few days after... (98 mins.)
 
12.
The Leopard (1963)
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The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily. (186 mins.)
 
13.
Satan's Rhapsody (1917)
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A Faustian tale about an old woman who makes a pact with Mephisto to regain her youth, in return she must stay away from love. After the deal she meets two brothers who fall in love with her. (55 mins.)
Director: Nino Oxilia
 
14.
Ro.Go.Pa.G. (1963)
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This consists of four short films by different directors. Rosselini's 'Chastity' ('Illibatezza') deals... (122 mins.)
 
15.
Hands Over the City (1963)
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Prior to a city council election, the collapse of a building leaves a land developer and his political backers defending themselves against a scandal. (101 mins.)
Director: Francesco Rosi
 
16.
So Long Gulliver (1970)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Carlo Tuzii
 
17.
Mafioso (1962)
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When a good-natured factory supervisor living in Milan with his Northern wife returns to his native Sicily, a decades' old oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation. (105 mins.)
 
18.
We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
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Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war... (124 mins.)
Director: Ettore Scola
 
19.
The Monster (1994)
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A vicious serial sex killer is on the loose, and landscape gardener and shop-window outfitter Loris is the prime suspect... (112 mins.)
Director: Roberto Benigni
 
20.
Jealousy, Italian Style (1970)
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A three-way love affair in the Rome of the early seventies. Construction worker Oreste and young fiancee Adelaide meet Nello... (107 mins.)
Director: Ettore Scola
 
21.
Il camorrista (1986)
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Vaguely inspired to the real story of boss of the Camorra's bosses Raffaele Cutolo, this is the story... (171 mins.)