The Rocket From Calabuch (1956)

LUIS GARCIA BERLANGA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 Original Title: Calabuch Spain/Italy, 1956.  Águila Films, Films Costellazione.  Story by Leonardo Martín, Screenplay by Leonardo Martín, Florentino Soria, Ennio Flaiano, Luis García Berlanga.  Cinematography by Francisco Sempere.  Produced by José Luis Jerez Aloza.  Music by Guido Guerrini.  Production Design by Román Calatayud.  Film Editing by…

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The Executioner (1963)

LUIS GARCIA BERLANGA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5. Original Title: El verdugo Spain/Italy, 1963.  Naga Films, Zebra Films.  Story and Screenplay by Luis García Berlanga, Rafael Azcona, collaboration with Ennio Flaiano.  Cinematography by Tonino Delli Colli.  Produced by Nazario Belmar.  Music by Miguel Asins Arbó.  Production Design by Luis Arguello.  Costume Design by Maruja…

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Boccaccio ’70 (1962)

VITTORIO DE SICA, FEDERICO FELLINI, MARIO MONICELLI, LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Italy/France, 1962.  Cineriz, Concordia Compagnia Cinematografica, Francinex, Gray-Film.  Screenplay by Giovanni Arpino, Italo Calvino, Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Mario Monicelli, Goffredo Parise, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi, Luchino Visconti, Cesare Zavattini.  Cinematography by Otello Martelli, Armando Nannuzzi, Giuseppe Rotunno.  Produced by Carlo Ponti.  Music by Nino…

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The Tenth Victim (1965)

ELIO PETRI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB Original title:  La Decima Vittima Italy/France, 1965.  Compagnia Cinematografica Champion, Les Films Concordia.  Screenplay by Tonino Guerra, Giorgio Salvioni, Ennio Flaiano, Elio Petri, based on the story The Seventh Victim by Robert Sheckley.  Cinematography by Gianni Di Venanzo.  Produced by Carlo Ponti.   Music by Piero Piccioni.    Production Design by Piero Poletto. …

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Sweet Charity (1969)

BOB FOSSE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1969.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Peter Stone, from the New York stage production by Neil Simon, based on the screenplay Nights Of Cabiria by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano.  Cinematography by Robert Surtees.  Produced by Robert Arthur.  Music by Cy Coleman.  Production Design by Alexander Golitzen, George C. Webb.  Costume Design by Edith Head.  Film Editing…

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Juliet Of The Spirits (1965)

FEDERICO FELLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  Original title:  Giulietta Degli Spiriti Italy/France, 1965.  Rizzoli Film, Francoriz Production.  Story and Screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano, Brunello Rondi.  Cinematography by Gianni Di Venanzo.  Produced by Henry Deutschmeister, Clemente Fracassi, Angelo Rizzoli.  Music by Nino Rota. Production Design by Giantito Burchiellaro, Luciano Ricceri, E….

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8 ½ (1963)

FEDERICO FELLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  Original title:  Otto E Mezzo Italy/France, 1963.  Cineriz, Francinex.  Story by Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Screenplay by Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Federico Fellini, Brunello Rondi.  Cinematography by Gianni Di Venanzo.  Produced by Angelo Rizzoli.  Music by Nino Rota.  Production Design by Piero Gherardi.  Costume Design by Piero Gherardi.  Film Editing by Leo Catozzo.  Podcast:  My Criterions.   Following the…

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La Dolce Vita (1960)

FEDERICO FELLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  Italy/France, 1960.  Riama Film, Cinecittà, Pathe Consortium Cinema.  Story by Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Screenplay by Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi.  Cinematography by Otello Martelli.  Produced by Giuseppe Amato, Angelo Rizzoli.  Music by Nino Rota.  Production Design by Piero Gherardi.  Costume Design by Piero Gherardi.  Film Editing by Leo Catozzo.  Podcast:  My Criterions.   The…

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The Nights of Cabiria (1957)

FEDERICO FELLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  Original title:  Le Notti di Cabiria Italy/France, 1957.  Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica, Les Films Marceau.  Story by Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Screenplay by Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Pier Paolo Pasolini, based on the novel by Maria Molinari.  Cinematography by Aldo Tonti.  Produced by Dino De Laurentiis.  Music by Nino Rota.  Production…

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Il Bidone (1955)

FEDERICO FELLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Italy/France, 1955.  Titanus, Société Générale de Cinématographie.  Screenplay by Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli.  Cinematography by Otello Martelli.  Produced by Silvio Clementelli, Charles Delac, Mario Derecchi, Goffredo Lombardo.  Music by Nino Rota.  Production Design by Dario Cecchi.  Costume Design by Dario Cecchi.  Film Editing by Mario Serandrei, Giuseppe Vari.   Broderick Crawford plays the…

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La Strada (1954)

FEDERICO FELLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  Italy, 1954.  Ponti-De Laurentiis Cinematografica.  Story and Screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, dialogue by Tullio Pinelli, screenplay collaborator Ennio Flaiano.  Cinematography by Otello Martelli.  Produced by Dino De Laurentiis, Carlo Ponti.  Music by Nino Rota.  Production Design by Mario Ravasco. Costume Design by Margherita Marinari.  Film Editing by Leo Catozzo.   Giulietta Masina plays a simpleminded…

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I Vitelloni (1953)

FEDERICO FELLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  Original title:  The Young And The Passionate Italy/France, 1953.  Cité Films, Peg-Films.  Story by Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Screenplay by Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano. Cinematography by Carlo Carlini, Otello Martelli, Luciano Trasatti.  Produced by Jacques Bar, Mario De Vecchi, Lorenzo Pegoraro.  Music by Nino Rota.  Production Design by Mario Chiari.  Costume Design…

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