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  1. Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978 Video)

    aka: Albero Degli Zoccoli, L’

    Director
    Ermanno Olmi
    Subject
    Italian studies; Media studies
    Distribution
    Videocassette. VHS. col. 170 min., 2001 sale: £15.99 (inclusive)

    Feature film about a poor farming family in Italy at the beginning of the 20th century. The family sacrifices to send the son to school, but his shoes break and there is no money to replace them.

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  2. Passenger, The (1975)

    Director
    Michelangelo Antonioni
    Subject
    Film studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (BR Region B, 119 minutes), £15.99

    Film about an Anglo-American journalist, David Locke, who assumes the identity of a dead businessman while working on a documentary in Chad, unaware that he is impersonating an arms dealer with connections...

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  3. Arabian Nights, The (1974 Video)

    aka: Fiore Delle Mille e una Notte, Il

    Director
    Pier Paolo Pasolini
    Producer
    Alberto Grimaldi
    Subject
    Media studies
    Distribution
    DVD

    The final part of Pasolini’s ‘Trilogy of life’ series which also includes THE DECAMERON and THE CANTERBURY TALES. A dream-like, sensuous interpretation of the original folk tales. Locations in Yemen,...

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  4. Important, c’est d’Aimer, L’ (1974 Film)

    aka: Main Thing is to Love That Most Important Thing: Love

    Director
    Andrezej Zulawski
    Producer
    Albina du Boisrouvray

    Feature film. Servais Mont (Testi), a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier (Schneider) who earns her money starring in soft porn movies. Trying to help her, he borrows the money from loan sharks to finance...

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  5. Amleto di Meno, Un (1973 Film)

    aka: One Hamlet Less

    Director
    Carmelo Bene

    Feature film. A comic spoof drawing irreverently on both the Shakespeare play and the 1877 story by Jules Laforgue. Hamlet (Carmelo Bene) is a would-be playwright. He suffers from inept Freudian analysis by...

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  6. Giorno e la Notte, Il (1973 Film)

    aka: Day and Night

    Director
    Marcello Grottesi
    Subject
    Drama

    Documentary film by artist Marcello Grottesi on the ‘the theatre of Shakespeare: Hamlet and Macbeth’. No further details known (4/2008).

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  7. Chung Kuo (1972)

    aka: China

    Director
    Michelangelo Antonioni
    Subject
    Film studies; Geography; History; Politics & government; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 208 minutes), £7.99

    In 1972, during Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution, Michelangelo Antonioni was invited by the People’s Republic of China to direct a documentary about the New China. His eight-week travels with a crew...

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  8. Tis Pity She’s a Whore (1971 Film)

    aka: Addio, Fratello Crudele

    Director
    Giuseppe Patroni Griffi
    Producer
    Silvio Clementelli
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    Based on the Jacobean tragedy by John Ford, tells of an unappy love affair between a brother and his sister, set in the 16th century.

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  9. Uomo Chiamato Apocalisse Joe (1971 Film)

    aka: Apocalpyse Joe

    Director
    Leopoldo Savona
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Out of distribution on DVD (2007).

    Spaghetti western. Travelling Shakespearean actor and gunman Joe Clifford (Steffen) inherits a gold mine from his uncle. Returning to claim the mine, he finds town boss Berg, his uncle’s murderer, controls...

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  10. Nini Tirabuscio: La Donna Che Invento la Mossa (1970 Film)

    Director
    Marcello Fondato
    Producer
    Silvio Clementelli
    Distribution
    No distributor or archive copy found (2007).

    Feature film comedy. Set in turn-of-the-century Naples, Nina dreams of becoming a tragedian and instead becomes a cafe singer and starts a popular dance craze based on the can-can. For her audition piece...

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