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Pasolini (2014)

A kaleidoscopic look at the last day of Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini in 1975.

Director:

Abel Ferrara

Writers:

Maurizio Braucci, Abel Ferrara (based on an idea by) | 1 more credit »
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Pasolini's artistic, sometimes violent, always vividly cinematic retelling of some of Chaucer's most erotic tales.

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Stars: Hugh Griffith, Laura Betti, Ninetto Davoli
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Willem Dafoe ... Pier Paolo Pasolini
Ninetto Davoli ... Epifanio
Riccardo Scamarcio ... Ninetto Davoli
Valerio Mastandrea ... Nico Naldini
Roberto Zibetti ... Carlo
Andrea Bosca ... Andrea Fago
Giada Colagrande ... Graziella Chiarcossi
Damiano Tamilia Damiano Tamilia ... Pino Pelosi
Francesco Siciliano ... Furio Colombo
Luca Lionello ... Narrator (voice)
Salvatore Ruocco ... Politician
Adriana Asti ... Susanna Pasolini
Maria de Medeiros ... Laura Betti
Guillaume Rumiel Braun ... Interviewer (as Lucien Rumiel)
Dounia Sichov Dounia Sichov ... Hostess
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A kaleidoscopic look at the last day of Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini in 1975.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

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Country:

France | Belgium | Italy

Language:

English | Italian | French

Release Date:

25 September 2014 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Пазолини See more »

Filming Locations:

Italy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Ninetto Davoli, who plays Epifanio in this film, has acted in many of Pier Paolo Pasolini's films and was, for a period of time, his lover. He is also a character in the film, played by Riccardo Scamarcio. See more »

Quotes

Pier Paolo Pasolini: Let me be frank to you.
Pier Paolo Pasolini: I have been to hell and I know things that don't disturb other people's dreams
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Connections

Features Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Canto delle Lavandaie del Vomero
Neapolitan Traditional song
Performed by Roberto Murolo
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a sketch
24 May 2015 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

a real good film. for the flavor of the period, for the presence of Ninetto Davoli, for the performance of Willem Dafoe, for the status of precise map for Pasolini's universe, for the passion of director. a film like an old picture. support for memories, reflection, rediscover the name of one of the greatest conscience of Italian XX century. an occasion to understand an universe. not in its profound sense but in its precise borders. at first sigh confuse, it is only expression of absence of courage. Abel Ferrara has not a clear way for explore the world of Pasolini.or the courage to create the painting more than its sketch. but he has an idea. result - few lines, short images, suggestion and words, the interview and the family around the table, the meeting with young man and the dream of a travel to noway. sure, it could be disappointment.the looking for the heart of life is only suggested ignoring its fundamental position in Pasaolini's work. but it remains a good film. for the silences. for emotions. for the pieces of a life who remains an important legacy for our time. because the questions are the same. because the answers are ambiguous. and the voice of Psolini, in his writings, interview or films remains high powerful.


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