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Double D

Rosanna Schiaffino and Sarah Ferrati.

Damiano Damiani has an inspiring, musical name — beaten only by Aldo Lado, whose name does a backflip and anagrams itself even as it trips off your tongue. 276 more words


Sergio Leone Pulls The Strings, Damiano Damiani Take The Fall: The Fiasco That Is “A Genius, Two Partners, and a Dupe”

In a strange follow up to last week’s review of Bertrand Blier’s “Calmos,” is the Blier inspired 1975 spaghetti western, “A Genius, Two Partners, and a Dupe” (Un Genio, due Comparu, un Pollo) directed by Damiano Damiani by way of Sergio Leone. 701 more words


DT Moviehouse Review: A Bullet For The General

After a long hiatus, it’s time once more for my blog feature, DT Moviehouse Reviews, in which I make my way alphabetically through my 200+ DVD/Blu-Ray collection (you can see the list right… 1,246 more words


Featured Release - A Bullet for the General

Every Friday, Fandor’s curators serve up a newly available film worthy of special attention. This week’s Featured Release is A Bullet for the General directed by Damiano Damiani. 332 more words

Featured Releases

A Bullet for the General (1966)

by Steve Habrat

While the Italian spaghetti westerns of the mid-60s and 70s dealt with some minor political issues, mostly American capitalism, there was a separate subgenre of the spaghetti western called Zapata westerns that dared to go deeper. 1,222 more words


I flew the Atlantic because I wanted to. If that be what they call ‘a woman’s reason,’ make the most of it

I learned today that Damiano Damiani passed away a few weeks back, aged 90, and thought it was worth pausing to mark the fact.

Damiani enjoyed a suitably epic career in Italian film and TV, working in some capacity in the industry from 1948 through to 2002, but to be honest most English-speaking film nerds probably remember him for one thing alone: 1966’s ‘Que Sabe?’ aka ‘A Bullet For The General’, an extraordinary piece of work that I think stands as one of the best post-1960 westerns made on either side of the Atlantic. 102 more words

Amityville Horror 2 (1982)

Amityville Horror 2 (1982)

Country: USA

Director: Damiano Damiani

Main Stars: James Olson, Burt Young, Rutanya Alda, Jack Magner, Diane Franklin

Storyline:  An Italian –American family move into the old Amityville house and the oldest son becomes possessed by an evil spirit. 287 more words