Caligula (1979)

TINTO BRASS Bil’s rating (out of 5): B Original Title: Caligola Italy, 1979. Penthouse Films International, Felix Cinematografica. Screenplay by Gore Vidal. Cinematography by Silvano Ippoliti. Produced by Bob Guccione. Music by Bruno Nicolai, Renzo Rossellini. Production Design by Danilo Donati. Costume Design by Danilo Donati. Film Editing by Nino Baragli, Enzo Micarelli. The phenomenon…

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Hurricane (1979)

JAN TROELL Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.   USA/Netherlands, 1979.  Dino De Laurentiis Company, Famous Films.  Screenplay by Lorenzo Semple Jr., based on the novel by James Norman Hall, Charles Nordhoff.  Cinematography by Sven Nykvist.  Produced by Dino De Laurentiis.  Music by Nino Rota.  Production Design by Danilo Donati.  Costume Design by Danilo Donati.  Film Editing by Sam O’Steen.  Dino De Laurentiis was so…

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Francesco (1989)

LILIANA CAVANI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Italy/West Germany, 1989.  Karol Film, Royal Film, Rai 1, Istituto Luce-Italnoleggio Cinematografico.  Story by Liliana Cavani, Screenplay by Liliana Cavani, Roberta Mazzoni.  Cinematography by Ennio Guarnieri, Giuseppe Lanci.  Produced by Roberta Cadringher, Giulio Scanni, Jost Steinbruchel.  Music by Vangelis.  Production Design by Danilo Donati.  Costume Design by Danilo Donati.  Film Editing by Gabriella Cristiani.   Liliana…

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Adua and Her Friends (1960)

ANTONIO PIETRANGELI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Italy, 1960.  Zebra Films.   Original title:  Adua e la Compagne Alternate title:  Hungry For Love Story by Ruggero Maccari, Antonio Pietrangeli, Ettore Scola, Screenplay by Ruggero Maccari, Antonio Pietrangeli, Tullio Pinelli, Ettore Scola. Cinematography by Armando Nannuzzi.  Produced by Moris Ergas.  Music by Piero Piccioni.  Production Design by Luigi Scaccianoce.  Costume Design by Danilo…

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Flash Gordon (1980)

MIKE HODGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1980.  Starling Films, Famous Films.  Screenplay by Lorenzo Semple Jr., adaptation by Michael Allin, based on the characters created by Alex Raymond. Cinematography by Gilbert Taylor.  Produced by Dino De Laurentiis.  Music by Howard Blake, Queen.  Production Design by Danilo Donati.  Costume Design by Danilo Donati.  Film Editing by Malcolm Cooke. The…

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The Decameron (1971)

PIER PAOLO PASOLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Original title:  Il Decameron Italy/France/West Germany, 1971.  Produzioni Europee Associate, Les Productions Artistes Associés, Artemis Film.  Screenplay by Pier Paolo Pasolini, based on the novel by Giovanni Boccaccio.  Cinematography by Tonino Delli Colli.  Produced by Alberto Grimaldi.  Music by Ennio Morricone.  Production Design by Dante Ferretti.  Costume Design by Danilo Donati.  Film Editing by Nino Baragli, Tatiana…

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Romeo And Juliet (1968)

FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/Italy, 1968.  BHE Films, Verona Produzione, Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica.  Screenplay by Franco Brusati, Masolino D’Amico, Franco Zeffirelli, based on the play by William Shakespeare.  Cinematography by Pasqualino de Santis.   Produced by John Brabourne, Anthony Havelock-Allan.  Music by Nino Rota.  Production Design by Lorenzo Mongiardino.  Costume Design by Danilo Donati.  Film Editing by…

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The Taming Of The Shrew (1967)

FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Italy/USA, 1967.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Royal Films International, F.A.I..  Screenplay by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Franco Zeffirelli, Paul Dehn, based on the play by William Shakespeare.  Cinematography by Oswald Morris.  Produced by Elizabeth Taylor.  Music by Nino Rota.  Production Design by Lorenzo Mongiardino.  Costume Design by Danilo Donati.  Film Editing by Peter Taylor.   The…

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Vanina Vanini (1961)

ROBERTO ROSSELLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5. Italy/France, 1961.  Zebra Films, Orsay Films.  Adaptation by Franco Solinas, Antonello Trombadori, Screenplay by Roberto Rossellini, Diego Fabbri, based on the short story Chronique Italienne by Stendhal.  Cinematography by Luciano Trasatti.  Produced by Moris Ergas.  Music by Renzo Rossellini.  Production Design by Luigi Scaccianoce.  Costume Design by Riccardo Domenici, Danilo Donati.  Film Editing by Daniele Alabiso, Mario Serandrei. The…

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Salo, or The 120 Days Of Sodom (1975)

PIER PAOLO PASOLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.  Original title:  Salo o Le 120 Giornate Di Sodoma Italy/France, 1975.  Produzioni Europee Associate, Les Productions Artistes Associés.  Screenplay by Pier Paolo Pasolini, collaboration with Sergio Citti, based on the novel Les 120 Journees de Sodome by Marquis de Sade.  Cinematography by Tonino Delli Colli.  Produced by Alberto Grimaldi.  Music by Ennio…

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Arabian Nights (1974)

PIER PAOLO PASOLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  Original title:  Il Fiore Delle Mille E Una Notte Alternate title:  Flower Of The Arabian Nights Italy/France, 1974.  Les Productions Artistes Associés, Produzioni Europee Associate.  Screenplay by Pier Paolo Pasolini, collaboration with Dacia Maraini.  Cinematography by Giuseppe Ruzzolini.  Produced by Alberto Grimaldi.  Music by Ennio Morricone.  Production Design by Dante Ferretti.  Costume Design by Danilo…

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Pigpen (1969)

PIER PAOLO PASOLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.   Original title:  Porcile Alternate title:  Pigsty Italy/France, 1969.  I Film Dell’Orso, Internazionale Nembo Distribuzione Importazione Esportazione Film, IDI Cinematografica, C.A.P.A.C..  Screenplay by Pier Paolo Pasolini.  Cinematography by Tonino Delli Colli, Armando Nannuzzi, Giuseppe Ruzzolini.  Produced by Gian Vittorio Baldi.  Music by Benedetto Ghiglia.  Costume Design by Danilo Donati.  Film Editing by Nino Baragli.   Pier Paolo Pasolini…

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