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Gabriele Barcaro


443 articles available in total starting from 25/06/2007. Last article published on 03/02/2011.

perFiducia sostiene il cinema italiano

Compie due anni l’avventura di perFiducia: nato in un momento di profonda (e globale) crisi economica, e proprio per questo improntato al valore della fiducia come motore sociale della ripresa, il...  

03/02/2011 | Produzione | Italia

A rematch of the sexes in Femmine contro maschi

More than a war of the sexes, it could be called a match, given one of the character’s football obsession. Hence, Maschi contro femmine (Males vs. Females, released October 27, 2010), is followed...  

28/01/2011 | Films | Italy

Qualunquemente: When reality and fantasy are equally repellent

Qualunquemente: When reality and fantasy are equally repellent

Once upon a time Italian cinema was ahead of the times, and could read the clues of the present to predict the immediate future. Things have changed, and the “blame” lies (not only) in cinema but,...  

18/01/2011 | Films | Italy

Barco to shoot sex and politics story in Rome

Winner of the 2010 Rome Film Festival’s (RFF) Golden Marc’Aurelio Award for Best Film for Kill Me Please, French director Olias Barco’s has announced that he wants to set his new project in the...  

12/01/2011 | Production | Italy

Immaturi: Six characters in search of meaning

Immaturi: Six characters in search of meaning

It’s a recurring nightmare that haunts millions of students: repeating graduation exams [called “maturity exams” in Italian]. For many, it’s the ideal plot for a horror film (or at least a...  

12/01/2011 | Films | Italy

Bif&st opens with King's Speech, offers best of del cinema

Bif&st opens with King's Speech, offers best of del cinema

Directed by Felice Laudadio, the second edition of the Bif&st - Bari International Film & TV Festival (after a trial run in 2009) will be held from January 22-29. In the words of the president of...  

11/01/2011 | Festivals | Italy

Zalone opts for political incorrectness in Che bella giornata

Zalone opts for political incorrectness in Che bella giornata

Strong off the success his debut feature Cado dalle nubi, which garnered over €14m at the box office, comedian Checco Zalone (real name Luca Medici) returns to cinemas with the first Italian title...  

07/01/2011 | Films | Italy

Silvio Muccino explores Another World

Silvio Muccino explores Another World

Twenty-eight year-old Andrea (Silvio Muccino) has a wealthy and aloof mother (Greta Scacchi) who finances his aimless life; a girlfriend, Livia (Isabella Ragonese), with eating disorders; and a...  

20/12/2010 | Films | Italy

Ponti creates a sophisticated commedia all’italiana

A sophisticated commedia all’italiana. Is this the rise of a new genre? According to Marco Ponti, yes. The director of Santa Maradona returns behind the camera eight years after A/R Andata e...  

17/12/2010 | Production | Italy

What’s under the Christmas tree

What’s under the Christmas tree

Gone are the times in which the Christmas blockbuster dominated the year’s box office. After the extraordinary success of Benvenuti al sud, most probably Natale in Sudafrica (“Christmas in South...  

17/12/2010 | Releases | Italy

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