Cinema of Italy

Cinema Of Italy

The history of Italian cinema began just a few months after the Lumière brothers had patented their Cinematographe, when Pope Leo XIII was filmed for a few seconds in the act of blessing the camera.

Read more about Cinema Of Italy:  Early Years, Avant-garde, Cinecittà, Neorealism, Pink Neorealism and Comedy, Peplum (aka Sword and Sandal), The Spaghetti Western, Auteurs, Sophia Loren's Academy Award, Thriller/Horror, Poliziotteschi, The 1980s Crisis, 1990 To Present

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Cinema Of Italy - 1990 To Present
... A new generation of directors has helped return Italian cinema to a healthy level since the end of the 1980s ... Probably the most noted film of the period is Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, for which Giuseppe Tornatore won a 1990 Oscar for Best Foreign Film ...

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