The Trojan Horse (1961)

GIORGIO FERRONI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 Original Title: La Guerra Di Troia Italy/France/Yugoslavia, 1961. Compagnie Industrielle et Commerciale Cinématographique, Europa Cinematografica, Les Films Modernes, Lovcen Film. Screenplay by Giorgio Ferroni, Ugo Liberatore, Giorgio Stegani, Federico Zardi. Cinematography by Rino Filippini. Produced by Giampaolo Bigazzi. Music by Mario Ammonini, Giovanni Fusco. Production Design by…

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The White Warrior (1959)

RICCARDO FREDA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 Original Title: Agi Murad il diavolo bianco Italy/Yugoslavia, 1959. Majestic Film, Lovcen Film. Screenplay by Gino De Santis, Ákos Tolnay, based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy. Cinematography by Mario Bava. Produced by Mario Zama. Music by Roberto Nicolosi. Production Design by Kosta Krivokapic. Costume Design by…

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Score (1974)

RADLEY METZGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/Yugoslavia, 1974.  Audubon Films, Jadran Film.  Screenplay by Jerry Douglas.  Cinematography by Frano Vodopivec.  Produced by Ava Leighton.  Music by Robert Cornford.  Production Design by Ivica Trpcic.  Costume Design by Branko Gretic.  Film Editing by Doris Toumarkine. Claire Wilbur and Gerald Grant prove that the couple that plays together, stays together, their bond made so much happier…

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Taras Bulba (1962)

J. LEE THOMPSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Yugoslavia/USA, 1962.  Avala Film, Harold Hecht Productions.  Screenplay by Waldo Salt, Karl Tunberg, based on the novel by Nikolai Gogol.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald. Produced by Harold Hecht.  Music by Franz Waxman.  Production Design by Edward Carrere.  Costume Design by Norma Koch.  Film Editing by Folmar Blangsted, Gene Milford, William Reynolds, Eda Warren.   Anyone looking for…

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Joseph And His Brethren (1961)

LUCIANO RICCI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Original title:  Giuseppe Venduto Dai Fratelli Yugoslavia/Italy, 1961.  Dubrava Film, Athena Cinematografica. Story by Guglielmo Santangelo, Screenplay by Guglielmo Santangelo, Oreste Biancoli, Ennio De Concini, English version by Guy Elmes.  Cinematography by Riccardo Pallottini.  Produced by Luigi Carpentieri, Ermanno Donati.  Music by Mario Nascimbene. Production Design by Oscar D’Amico.  Costume Design by Maria De…

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The Organizer (1963)

MARIO MONICELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5 Original title:  I Compagni Alternate titles:  The Organiser, The Strikers Italy/France/Yugoslavia, 1963.   Lux Film, Vides Cinematografica, Méditerrannée Cinéma Production, Avala Film.   Story and Screenplay by Agenore Incrocci, Furio Scarpelli, Mario Monicelli.   Cinematography by Giuseppe Rotunno.   Produced by Franco Cristaldi.   Music by Carlo Rustichelli.   Production Design by Mario Garbuglia.   Costume…

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The Tin Drum (1979)

VOLKER SCHLONDORFF Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original title:  Die Blechtrommel West Germany/France/Poland/Yugoslavia, 1979.  Franz Seitz Filmproduktion, Bioskop Film, Artemis Film, Hallelujah Films, GGB-14, Argos Films, Jadran Film, Film Polski.  Screenplay by Jean-Claude Carriere, Volker Schlondorff, Franz Seitz, additional dialogue by Gunter Grass, based on the novel by Gunter Grass.  Cinematography by Igor Luther.  Produced by Hans Prescher,Franz Seitz.  Music by…

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Kapo (1960)

GILLO PONTECORVO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Italy/France/Yugoslavia, 1960.  Cineriz, Vides Cinematografica, Zebra Films, Francinex, Lovcen Film.  Screenplay by Gillo Pontecorvo, Franco Solinas.  Cinematography by Aleksandar Sekulovic.  Produced by Franco Cristaldi, Moris Ergas.  Music by Carlo Rustichelli.  Production Design by Aleksandar Milovic.  Costume Design by Clara Poggi.  Film Editing by Roberto Cinquini, Anhela Michelli.   Before making his masterful Battle of Algiers, Gillo…

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