Most Popular Titles With Lina Wertmüller
4. Swept Away (1974)
R | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A trip into the Mediterranean sea becomes a trip into the discovery of how society's frameworks of the rich and poor are delicate and temporary.
5. Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
PG | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History
This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.
7. Which Way Is Up? (1977)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Richard Pryor is playing three different roles here. The first being a poor orange picker named Leroy Jones who gets laid off when by mistake he joins the worker's union during one of their... See full summary »
8. The Family (1970)
R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A hitman is double-crossed by his girlfriend and barely escapes a murder attempt. He then sets out to take his revenge on the woman and the gang boss who put her up to it.
9. Love & Anarchy (1973)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a friend is murdered by the Facists, a melancholy farmer takes up residence in a Roman brothel as he and an anarchist prostitute plot to assassinate Mussolini.
10. The Seduction of Mimi (1972)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
In Sicily, the mine worker Carmelo "Mimí" Mardocheo votes in the Communist Party candidate instead of in the Mafia's one believing that the suffrage is secret. After the elections, he loses... See full summary »
12. The Nymph (1996)
110 min | Drama, Romance
In the World War II, in a small Italian village, Nunziata is an easy woman married with the cuckold tailor Gioacchino. Her teenage daughter Miluzza teases men with her clothes and gets men ... See full summary »
13. When Women Had Tails (1970)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A bunch of 7 orphan cavemen grow up on a little island all by themselves. After a fire burns all vegetation they set out to find a new place to live. Here, one day they trap a strange ... See full summary »
16. Blood Feud (1978)
R | 112 min | Thriller
In pre-World War II Sicily, just as the fascists come to power, two men fall in love with the same woman. The changes in their country's politics ultimately take all three on a journey across the ocean to New York.
17. Up to Date (1989)
109 min | Drama
An American journalist works for a French newspaper. He is writing an article about the reaction against people with AIDS, without knowing he is infected too. Once he finds out, he decides ... See full summary »
18. Ferdinando e Carolina (1999)
102 min | Comedy, History
On his death bed in the 1820s, King Ferdinando I of Naples tries to escape the ghosts of his bloody kingship by remembering his younger days, when he was allowed to go hunting and have fun,... See full summary »
19. Ciao, Professore! (1992)
R | 100 min | Comedy
Marco Sperelli is a teacher, he is divorced and he is sent to work in Corzano, a town near Naples. The first day of work he finds in the school only the school-caretaker and few girls and ... See full summary »
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20. A Night Full of Rain (1978)
R | 104 min | Drama
Candice Bergen and Giancarlo Giannini star as two people from very different worlds who fall in love in A Night Full of Rain. When romantic Italian journalist Paolo (Giannini) rescues ... See full summary »
22. Saturday, Sunday and Monday (1990)
119 min | Comedy
Il professor Ianniello sostiene che il bradisismo che da secoli interessa la zona di Pozzuoli è prodotto dalla grande madre, la terra. Ma le grandi madri si trovano anche fra la gente ... See full summary »
24. Il mio corpo per un poker (1968)
103 min | Western
Abused and dominated by men in her youth, Belle Starr now out-rides, out-smokes, out-shoots, and out-gambles them as she makes her way around the Old West, usually wearing male garb. One ... See full summary »
90 min | Drama, Comedy
Maria and Jeffrey are a married couple in their seventies. Their marriage is in crisis. However, Maria tries to get their two sons and one daughter, Francesco, Marco and Miriam, their ... See full summary »
27. All Screwed Up (1974)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of immigrants from the south of Italy live collectively in the Milano's suburbia in the 1974. Not only they share the house, but also hopes and troubles that in those years where ... See full summary »
28. 12 registi per 12 città (1989)
90 min | Documentary
Promotional omnibus film, made for the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy, featuring portraits of 12 Italian cities.
Directors: Michelangelo Antonioni, Bernardo Bertolucci, Giuseppe Bertolucci, Mauro Bolognini, Alberto Lattuada, Carlo Lizzani, Mario Monicelli, Ermanno Olmi, Gillo Pontecorvo, Francesco Rosi, Mario Soldati, Lina Wertmüller, Franco Zeffirelli
29. Francesca and Nunziata (2001 TV Movie)
125 min | Drama
At the beginning of the century, in Italy, a wealthy woman Francesca (Loren), adopts a poor little girl named Nunziata. The years pass, Nunziata falls in love Federico (Bova), her adoptive brother, son of Francesca.
30. Cari genitori (1973)
94 min | Drama
An Italian mother (Bolkan) who has not heard from her daughter (Schneider) in a long time travels to London, where the daughter is living, and is shocked to be confronted with the young ... See full summary »
31. Behind the White Glasses (2015)
80 min | Documentary, Biography
It is a musical portrait that shines a spotlight on unknown aspects of the creative, visionary and groundbreaking talent of filmmaker and writer, Lina Wertmüller.
33. Rita la zanzara (1966)
110 min | Musical
Rita, a vivacious co-ed is in love with her music teacher, a man who leads a double life - bespectacled professor by day and composer of rock songs by night. Will Rita win his heart?
PG | 105 min | Comedy
The internal minister's very sophisticated ultra-technological and plated car stops for a mechanical accident in front of a villa. The owner of the villa is De Andreis that immediately ... See full summary »
37. Non stuzzicate la zanzara (1967)
124 min | Music
Rita, a vivacious co-ed flees her boarding school with her music teacher, who is also engaged to her. She wants to take part in a singing contest but her father who is dead against it has ... See full summary »
38. Sotto... sotto (1984)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
While walking in a garden of statues of women, Ester and her friend Adele see two women kissing. Ester then dreams of kissing Adele and later imagines making love to her while she is in the... See full summary »
41. I basilischi (1963)
85 min | Drama
The neorealistic story follows the uneventful lives of Francesco, Sergio and Antonio, three young men, who live in a small, poverty-stricken village. Since all three are unemployed they ... See full summary »
101 min | Comedy
Dopo le elezioni del 1994 Tunin, di Rifondazione Comunista e con l'hobby delle auto d'epoca, si incontra o meglio si scontra durante una manifestazione con la leghista Rossella e nonostante... See full summary »
43. Mannaggia alla miseria! (2009 TV Movie)
100 min | Comedy, Romance
Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace prize winner, is known in the whole world as the banker of the poor, because he pioneered and tested a funding system in Bangladesh: by lending little sums of ... See full summary »
100 min | Documentary
The movie on the career of Franco Franchi and Ciccio Ingrassia, from the debut until the death of both. It's composed of selected passages from movies and varieties, and interviews to ... See full summary »
49. Registe (2014)
76 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Women directors, talking on a blade. A journey into the world of Cinema seen with a different look and an original cut: from women's eye. A journey in search of Cinema direction signed by women, from the pioneer Elvira Notari to...
52. Vittorio D. (2009)
93 min | Documentary
A sharp and inspiring documentary on the life and legacy of the great director Vittorio De Sica (and frequent Loren collaborator) that offers fascinating interviews with Woody Allen, Clint Eastwood, Mike Leigh and many others.
55. Così parlò De Crescenzo (2016)
74 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy | Completed
One of the world's best selling Italian writers, it is a hard character to define. Through his life he has been a boy scout, a brothel's auditor, a poet, an athletics champion, an art ... See full summary »
40 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
An elegant coachman on a XIX century coach pulled by two horses is going at a slow trot through the streets of Rome. The Corso, Piazza del Popolo, the Imperial Forums. On board, an ... See full summary »
65. Noch' Naprolyot (2011)
18 min | Short, Action, Comedy
Jora, a man who didn't watched the TV for five years has a bet with his friends to watch it all night long. Unfortunately, rastaman smokes weed near his window, resulting in hallucinations.
69. L'uomo dalla bocca storta (2009)
59 min | Documentary
Anecdotes and archive material for this reappraisal of Luciano Salce, an extraordinarily modern model for filmmakers today in his use of all mediums to their best advantage.
73. Isa 9000 (2001)
41 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Manuela, Elia, Sergio, Gianni and Lello are five amateur kidnappers plotting to abduct the actress, Isa Danieli. Mico Galdieri, a theatre producer, sent them to kidnap Isa in order to clone... See full summary »