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Istintobrass (2013)

One of the most controversial, original and loved figures of Italian cinema. The most censored director of all time. An anarchist of the film, a gifted experimenter, an inventor of dreams. A truly great artist.


Massimiliano Zanin




Cast overview, first billed only:
Tinto Brass ... Self
Helen Mirren ... Self
Ken Adam ... Self - Production designer for Salon Kitty
Franco Nero ... Self
Gigi Proietti ... Self
Adriana Asti ... Self
Franco Branciaroli Franco Branciaroli ... Self
Olivier Père Olivier Père ... Self - General director of Arte France Cinéma
Jean-François Rauger Jean-François Rauger ... Self - Programming director Cinématèque Française
Serena Grandi ... Self
Yuliya Mayarchuk Yuliya Mayarchuk ... Self
Bonifacio Brass Bonifacio Brass ... Self
Marco Mueller ... Self - Festival director
Gianni Canova Gianni Canova ... Self - Film critic
Marco Giusti Marco Giusti ... Self - Film critic


Tinto Brass is one of the most important Italian directors, recognized worldwide as the master of authorial erotic cinema. This documentary narrates the formation years of Tinto Brass in Paris at the Cinématèque Française next to Roberto Rossellini and Joris Ivens, discussing Cinema with other young filmmakers with renowned names such as Bresson, Godard. His return to Italy and his first masterpieces like "Chi lavora è perduto", "L'urlo", "Nerosubianco", expression of an anarchic, innovative, experimental cinema full of linguistic innovations. An almost forgotten cinematography that the documentary will bring to light thanks to the analysis of Marco Müller, Gianni Canova, to then reach the films on power like Salon Kitty and Caligula which decreed an enormous success with the public. Until reaching today, Brass as a media character and his iconography of erotic pleasure and voyeurism, in the tales of Gigi Proietti, of the Academy Award Winning Helen Mirren, Franco Nero and the two ... Written by Press office

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Italian | English | French

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20 February 2015 (USA) See more »

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