Documentaries about cinema
2019 - 01:34
An exploration of the history, artistry, and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look at their actual process of creation and discovery.
2019 - 01:00
Who can forget Anna Magnani's face when she fell in “Rome, Open City”? Magnificent and ordinary, comic and tragic, this hugely talented actress, symbol of neorealism, has revolutionized the way women were portrayed in movies. As volcanic on stage and in life, she has impressed Hollywood and was the first Italian to win an Oscar. Based on an unseen and private archival material, from the collections of the Institute Luce and the RAI, to extracts of tv shows, interviews with the greatest stars of the time, and of course some of her outstanding films, this documentary plunges us into the golden age of Italian cinema. And retraces the career of an exceptional actress, who has marked the history of cinema.
2018 - 00:56
Mario Sesti, the director, who is also film critic and journalist, met several times Bernardo Bertolucci and he made video interviews with him included in the DVD of Bertolucci films like Il tè nel deserto e The dreamers. The film shows, for the first time, the last conversation Sesti has had with Bertolucci about a year ago as part of a series dedicated to Cinema’ s Job. The great director tells the early success among international film critics, the admiration toward his films of the new american directors of the seventies, the adventure of choising Marlon Brando for Last Tango on Paris, the fabulus night of the Academy Awards won by The Last Emperor, exploring great moments of his whole biography and unforgettable career with serene nostalgia and touching feelings.
2019 - 01:18
Milos Forman the artist. Milos Forman the man. A filmmaker decorated with Oscars for Amadeus and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. At the same time a charismatic adventurer with the courage to question himself. The Forman vs. Forman documentary summarises the life of the most famous Czech film director whose protagonists have always fought against institutions for freedom. The film is a collage of rare archive footage and autobiographic memories narrated by the director?s son Petr Forman.