The Dinner

Based on the New York Times bestselling novel, The Dinner turns an ordinary meal among family into a taut morality play as the limits of polite society are tested and two brothers discover just how little they know about...

Detective De Luca – Il Commissario De Luca

Inspector de Luca or Detective De Luca (Italian: Il commissario De Luca) is an Italian television series produced and broadcast by RAI, based on the De Luca trilogy (1990-1996) of detective novels by Carlo Lucarelli. USA (DVD box title):...

Fog and Crimes – Nebbie e Delitti

Inspired by the best-selling crime novels by Valerio Varesi, Fog and Crimes features Chief of Police Franco Soneri (Luca Barbareschi), a man who’s not satisfied at simply identifying a culprit. As he and his team solve each case, they...

Inspector Nardone – Il Commissario Nardone

Inspector Nardone (Italian:Il commissario Nardone) was an Italian television miniseries. A crime series, it is based on the real-life figure Mario Nardone, a police officer who operated in 1950s Milan. It aired in twelve episodes on the Italian channel...

The Young Montalbano – Il giovane Montalbano

The Young Montalbano (Italian: Il giovane Montalbano) is an Italian television series produced and broadcast by Radiotelevisione Italiana (RAI) in 2012 and 2015. It is a prequel to the popular series Inspector Montalbano (Italian: Il commissario Montalbano), based on...

Don Matteo: The series on DVD with English subtitles

Don Matteo is an Italian television series that has been airing since 2000 on the premier channel of Italian national television, Rai 1. Protagonist of the series is Father Matteo (portrayed by Terence Hill), a Catholic priest in a...

PBS – Brava Italia: The Proud Tradition – A Tour of Italy and Its...

BRAVA ITALIA "The Proud Tradition" takes a lingering look at how Italians connect with the world around them, in the present and in the past. Director/producer/screenwriter Francis Ford Coppola reminisces about family members several generations back who once roamed...

Zampogna: The Soul of Southern Italy

Zampogna: The Soul of Southern Italy. A feature length documentary film about Southern Italian culture told through its indigenous folk music. The film focuses on how these traditions are dealing with the rapid changes in local economy and the...

War Stories with Oliver North: The Invasion of Sicily

After a shaky victory in North Africa, the Allies debated where to launch their next offensive. In the spring of 1943, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt met at the Casablanca Conference to decide if...

War Stories with Oliver North: The Bloody Battle for the Boot: Italy in WWII

By May of 1943, Adolf Hitler and his Axis ally Benito Mussolini controlled most of the European continent. In England, a defiant Winston Churchill was convinced that knocking Italy out of the war would cause a chill of loneliness...

Anotherworld – Altromondo

Director Fabiomassimo Lozzi presents a gripping drama about the current state of Italy's gay culture by weaving together a tapestry of intimate monologues. Conceived as a vision of Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven, this experimental narrative touches on the joys, heartaches,...

My Mother’s Smile

My Mother's Smile is a 2002 Italian film directed by Marco Bellocchio. The original Italian title is L'ora di religione (Il sorriso di mia madre) ("The Hour of Religion (My Mother's Smile)"). Plot Ernesto Picciafuoco, painter and illustrator of children's tales,...

Profumo Di Donna – Scent of a Woman

Scent of a Woman (Italian: Profumo di donna) is a 1974 Commedia all'italiana film directed by Dino Risi, based on Il buio e il miele, a story by Giovanni Arpino. Both Risi and the leading actor Vittorio Gassman won...

Fists in the Pocket – I pugni in tasca

Fists in the Pocket (I pugni in tasca) is a 1965 Italian film directed by Marco Bellocchio. It was Bellocchio's debut film. Plot Four siblings, a sister and three brothers, live with their blind mother in an Italian villa. Three of...

Vincere

Vincere (in English, 'To Win') is a film that is based on the life of the first wife of Benito Mussolini. It stars Giovanna Mezzogiorno as Ida Dalser and Filippo Timi as Benito Mussolini. It was filmed under the...

The Stendhal Syndrome – La sindrome di Stendhal

DARIO ARGENTO'S Masterpiece Of Terror - Completely Uncut And Uncensored! When beautiful police detective Anna Manni follows the bloody trail of a sophisticated serial murderer/rapist through the streets of Italy, the young woman falls victim to the bizarre "Stendhal Syndrome"...