Films & Other Videos
Films with: Taviani, Paolo
- Cesare deve morire Caesar must die /
- As part of a rehabilitative prison program, inmates at a high-security prison in Rome prepare for a public performance of Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar.' As they rehearse, the prisoners find that the classic play has both a striking resonance and contrast to their confined lives.
- DVD 11095
- "Magic, drama, misery and hope are given life in five tales adapted from Luigi Pirandello's Novelle per un anno. With a strong, poetic vision of Sicilian life, the Tavianis imbue this epic masterpiece with a serene, sympathetic revelation of mankind that transcends the boundaries of time." - Container
- DVD 6594
- Padre padrone
- The story of a son's development under an oppressive father. Gavino lives in solitude as an illiterate Sardinian shepherd. Finally he revolts against his father and his own illiteracy, studies and earns a degree and finds his identity through his newly-found ability to communicate.
- DVD 713
- You laugh Tu ridi /
- "Felice" concerns a man who cannnot remember his dreams. "Two kidnappings" depicts the kidnapping of a mafia turncoat's son and the nabbing of an intellectual by peasants a hundred years earlier.
- DVD 3131