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Death Rides a Horse (Da uomo a uomo)

Death Rides a Horse (Da uomo a uomo)

Director: Giulio Petroni
Year: 1969

Fifteen years after four bandits massacred his family while executing a $200,000 robbery, a young man (John Phillip Law, Danger: Diabolik) seeks revenge. The men responsible for the murders all hold positions of power in the new west, but now a bandit (Lee Van Cleef, Sabata, Return of Sabata) they had framed for the murders is due to be released from prison… he’s ready to exact bloody reprisals and decides to form an unholy alliance with the vengeance-seeking young man.

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Black Sabbath (italian language edition)

Black Sabbath (italian language edition)

Director: Mario Bava
Year: 1963

One of the great horror anthology films

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Conversation Piece

Conversation Piece

Director: Luchino Visconti
Year: 1974

This Italian classic examines the solitary life of a retired American professor (Burt Lancaster) who lives alone in a luxurious palazzo. When a vulgar Italian marchesa and her companions move in upstairs, his quiet routine is turned upside down by his tenants' machinations. Visconti's penultimate film, CONVERSATION PIECE marks the culmination of his career as a master of Italian cinema.

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Hatchet for the Honeymoon

Hatchet for the Honeymoon

Director: Mario Bava
Year: 1970

Seven years after innovating the grisly Italian genre known as giallo, Mario Bava returned to the form to create one of its deliriously frightening examples: HATCHET FOR THE HONEYMOON (Il rosso segno della follia).

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Honey

Honey

Director: Valeria Golino
Year: 2013

In her debut as a director, actress Valeria Golino (Rain Man) has made a powerful drama about an unusual job. Irene (Jasmine Trinca) lives alone on the coastline outside Rome. To her father and her married lover, she s a student. In reality, she often travels to Mexico where she can legally buy a powerful barbiturate.

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Slaughter Hotel

Slaughter Hotel

Director: Fernando di Leo
Year: 1971

From Fernando DiLeo, Klaus Kinski stars as a doctor whose mostly female patients are being brutally dispatched by a psychopath.

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Plot of Fear

Plot of Fear

Director: Paolo Cavara
Year: 1976

Reminiscent of EYES WIDE SHUT and told through ingenious flashbacks, PLOT OF FEAR tells the story of a decadent weekend party full of orgies and drugs on the outskirts of Milan. After two deaths occur Inspector Lomenzo (Michele Placido) interrogates one of the guests, a fashion model (Corninne Clery) who becomes his informant. Clery reveals that after a wildlife orgy one of the hosts tried to jokingly feed one of the prostitutes to a tiger but she got so frightened that she died of heart attack. In his attempt to find a connection between the victims a connection is established through what is soon to be the killers calling card.

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The Challenge (2017 documentary)

The Challenge (2017 documentary)

Director: Yuri Ancarani
Year: 2017

Italian visual artist Yuri Ancarani’s exquisite documentary, winner of the Filmmaker of the Present award at the 2016 Locarno Film Festival, enters the surreal world of wealthy Qatari sheikhs with a passion for amateur falconry.

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The Man Who Will Come

The Man Who Will Come

Director: Giorgio Diritti
Year: 2009

Winter 1943. Martina is small child, who stopped talking since the death of her infant brother some years before. She lives in a rural area of central Italy. Her mother is pregnant again and Martina lives for the arrival of her new brother. Meanwhile, the war is getting closer and closer, forcing the people of the village to tread a difficult path, torn between the partisan brigades and the Nazi Army.

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All Screwed Up

All Screwed Up

Director: Lina Wertmüller
Year: 1974

An anarchically outrageous comedy from Lina Wertmüller, ALL SCREWED UP is ripe for rediscovery, an accomplishment as impressive as the classics she made before and after: Love and Anarchy (1973) and Swept Away (1974).

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