Le notti bianche

January 30, 2006

When Fyodor Dostoyevsky was 27 years old, he wrote a series of columns for the Saint Petersburg Gazette. They were short pieces about his observations on city life and were eventually published as the Petersburg Chronicle. Luchino Visconti’s Le notti... 

Mamma Roma

December 1, 2004

Pier Paolo Pasolini’s short career was marked with controversy and notoriety. He made films that satirized and critiqued the political and religious conventions of Italy. Mamma Roma (1962) was Pasolini’s second film and his take on the Italian neorealist...