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A homage to LAST TANGO IN PARIS
Even though Last Tango in Paris is mostly famous for its highly charged sexual scenes accompanied by blasphemy which therefore caused a scandal at the time of its release and must still have the pope cursing the day it hit the screens, what got overlooked is that Last Tango in Paris is a poetic and narrative masterpiece. 1,443 more words

Cinema

Style Inspiration: Dominique Sanda, in The Conformist

A look that commands your attention, as captured by Bernardo Bertolucci and master cinematographer, Vittorio Storaro. 32 more words

Film

Five Italian Films To Watch Before Summers End

Still from The Conformist (1970)

Il Conformista (The Conformist)
By Bernardo Bertolucci (1970)

This expressionist masterpiece tells the story of a confused would-be fascist who is dispatched to Paris to murder his former antifascist college professor in 1938. 398 more words

Cinema

Throwback Trailer: Last Tango in Paris (1972)

Distraught following his wife’s suicide, American hotelier Paul (Marlon Brando) becomes transfixed by the beautiful younger Frenchwoman Jeanne (Maria Schneider) when he meets her by chance at an apartment both are attempting to rent. 36 more words

Throwback Trailer

''I was one of the insatiables...''

”I became a member of what in those days was kind of a free masonry. A free masonry of cinephiles…What we’d call ”film buffs”. I was one of the insatiables. 93 more words

Art