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Baron Blood

Baron Blood

Director: Mario Bava
Year: 1972

An American professor (Antonio Cantafora) travels to the estate of his ancestor, the sadistic Baron Otto von Kleist, seeking the truth beneath his notorious reputation. When he and his assistant Eva (Elke Sommer) read aloud an ancient incantation, the Baron's spirit is resurrected, leading to a series of violent deaths within the haunted castle.

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Boccaccio '70

Boccaccio '70

Director: Luchino Visconti, Mario Monicelli, Federico Fellini, Vittorio De Sica
Year: 1962

Four legendary filmmakers direct some of Europe's biggest stars in BOCCACCIO '70, a landmark anthology film. Mario Monicelli (Big Deal on Madonna Street), Federico Fellini (8½), Luchino Visconti (The Leopard) and Vittorio De Sica (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow) direct Sophia Loren, Anita Ekberg, Romy Schneider and more through four stories of unashamed eros. Modeled on Boccaccio's Decameron, they are comic moral tales about the hypocrisies surrounding sex in 1960s Italy.

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Cabiria

Cabiria

Director: Giovanni Pastrone
Year: 1914

Set amidst the splendor of ancient Rome, this film quickly became the most spectacular of the italian cinema's epic, historical genre. Restored using newly mastered materials, variable speed projection and a thrilling piano score.

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Caliber 9

Caliber 9

Director: Fernando di Leo
Year: 1972

In the first time of the Tirology, small-tiem gangster Ugo Piazza has just been released from prison. He tries to convince the police, the mafia, and his one-time associate Rocco, a sadistic hoodlum who enjoys sick violence and torture that he wants to go straight, but everyone believes that he has $300,000 of stolen money hidden somewhere.

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Casanova '70

Casanova '70

Director: Mario Monicelli
Year: 1965

Nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Screenplay, Casanova '70 is a raucously funny sex romp starring Marcello Mastroianni at his charismatic peak. Packed with bed-hopping hijinks, a parade of gorgeous actresses, and Mastroianni's hilariously dry wit, Casanova '70 is a colorfully ribald gem from the Golden Age of Italian comedy.

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Dormant Beauty

Dormant Beauty

Director: Marco Bellocchio
Year: 2014

Isabelle Huppert (THE PIANO TEACHER) and Toni Servillo (THE GREAT BEAUTY,) star in Italian master Bellocchio's compelling ensemble drama in which characters in three interrelated storylines struggle with the moral impasses and compromises of modern life. Based on a real-life right-to-euthanasia case.

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Hand Gestures

Hand Gestures

Director: Francesco Clerici
Year: 2015

Even today, in order to create a sculpture in bronze, it is necessary to take the same steps taken in the fifth century BC for the Riace bronzes. These steps are not taught in school, but are passed on in the ancient oral tradition and through apprenticeships from artisans. This documentary is a way to observe and feel the work of a 100-year old bronze foundry in Italy: a place were past and present share the same gestures and where each gesture it's a sculpture itself.

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Hanging For Django

Hanging For Django

Director: Sergio Garrone
Year: 1969

Desperately sought after and never before released worldwide on blu-ray Rarovideo is proud to be releasing the action packed film, Hanging for Django.

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Adua and her Friends

Adua and her Friends

Director: Antonio Pietrangeli
Year: 1960

A rare masterpiece and a wonderful example of Italian Cinema starring two European film icons, Simone Signoret and Marcello Mastroianni, Adua and her Friends tells the story of four prostitutes forced to fend for themselves when a new law closes the bordellos of Rome.

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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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