Based on the 1965 case of Franca Viola, who challenged the still frequent southern Italian custom of kidnapping and raping a prospective bride by refusing to marry her abductor. A story that changed post-war Italian society and laid the foundations for women's emancipation.
A young and splendid Ornella Muti in a vortex of passions during the rising of the fascism in Venice in 1930s. A music-student, Matthias, mixes with the town's bourgeoisie and falls in love with a mature teacher, Carla, the mother of his friend Renato, and then with his young colleague, Elena. The themes include blackmail, betrayal, seduction, and eventually murder.
Beautiful Ornella Muti and her wild boyfriend finance their travels by selling naked snaps of herself. Soon they're on the run from the police and break into an isolated villa. The lady owner, Irene Papas, invites the couple in, seemingly for some lustful excitement... but threesomes always leave someone out! Intelligent, well-acted, character-driven thriller from director who influenced Tarantino
Serrano, a virtuoso at the art of blackmail, is dead. Plenty of people with skeletons in their closets are happy about it and Xavier Maréchal wouldn't exactly be upset either if it weren't for his friend Philippe admitting that he committed the murder. Indeed, Serrano's death was not an accident.
When Sister Julia (Anna Heywood) vies to take the place of a dying Mother Superior by any means, other inmates start to lose their way, indulging in flings and lesbianism. Things take a nasty turn when the nuns are subjected to a violent inquisition.
In 1862, Francis II of Bourbon, the last king of the Two Sicilies, lives in exile in Rome with his wife Maria Sophie. The king has lost his throne after the conquest of his kingdom by the forces of Giuseppe Garibaldi and the Piedmontese Army. Maria Sophie tries to recover the Kingdom of Naples, supporting the uprising of patriots, rebels and outlaws but Francesco is demoralized...
Seven-year-old Jeremiah lives in a stable environment with loving foster parents until the day his troubled mother, Sarah (Asia Argento), returns to claim him. Jeremiah becomes swept up in his mother’s dangerous world of drugs, seedy hotels, strip joints and revolving lovers.
Phoebe and fellow American Julian Peters meet in Rome, find a lost dog, and agree to return it to Monte Carlo to split the five thousand dollar reward. Discovering the dog's owner dead, they panic and become fugitives. Other victims of misfortune also become suspects, as the plot twists and luck and judgment desert everyone.
An ambassador's wife discovers that one of the men in her life - either her husband, an ex-lover or her current lover - may be a vicious serial killer. This beautiful hypnotic film depicts a series of grisly murders, the victims of which all have some connection to our heroine, Mrs. Julie Wardh (the stunning queen of 1970's Italian Giallo cinema: Edwige Fenech)
Royal Marine A.J. Budd, awakes in a mysterious house and is forced to fight for his life everyday against grotesque inhuman opponents. Trapped alone in an unchanging prison of unbreakable routines, he must kill every day or die himself. As days stretch into years, the isolation and unceasing violence threaten his very soul.
Michael York (Austin Powers) stars as piano virtuoso Robert Dominici who suddenly contracts a devastating disease that ages him rapidly. With death closing in fast a decaying Robert abandons tinkling the ivories to instead embark on an arpeggio of vicious slaughter upon anyone who finds out about his impending gruesome fate!
It's 1577 and the Mother Superior at the Convent of Archangel is seriously ill. Determined and calculating, Mother Giulia plots to become the next mother superior but she receives tough competition from tormented lesbian Sister Chiara and lusty Sister Carmela.
An unlikely pair is duped into competing in a reality dating show, only to surprise the show's producers by stealing the public's heart with their total incompatibility. The couple advances to round two by faking true love and agreeing to marry in exchange for a hefty cash prize. However, on the day of the wedding, the show's producers stage a practical joke that summons the police and threaten..
"The Auteur Theory" is a miracle of inventiveness, a finely-wrought poisoned love letter to independent filmmaking made on a budget, by modern-day film standards, of two tin cans and a string of wire. Set in the netherworld of a newly-created student film festival, it delightfully skewers the obsession (and self-obsession) of its diverse crew of filmmakers and hangers-on.