The story follows Felice Lasco, played by Pierfrancesco Favino, who, after living 40 years abroad, returns to Naples and discovers again places and codes of the city, facing a past that eats him away. The film, which is being sold by Italy’s True Colours, sees Martone return to the Cannes competition section 27 years after his adaptation of Elena F...

Rudolph Valentino’s story is out of the ordinary. He embodies success at its highest, the chance of reaching the top when doing it, everywhere else, is forbidden, unthinkable, a pure utopia. This is the very meaning many migrants gave to the American experience, and not without reason, considering the incredible personal goals many of them achieved...

Ray Romano will star and produce a new film about the extraordinary life of American basketball coach and broadcaster Jim Valvano. The script will be written by Jim Strouse, whose credits include Grace Is Gone and The Winning Season. Romano will produce with game1’s Basil Iwanyk, Greg Economou and Mark Ciardi (The Rookie). The Valvano family will p...

Since Cinecittà Studios was founded in 1937, the sprawling facilities have driven the golden age of Cinema Italiano. The famed city of cinema has also, albeit intermittently, been a magnet for international productions and endured wild fluctuations in the country’s political climate, before recently reemerging as a new frontier for the country’s fi...

It’s understandable why bleak movies wouldn’t be everyone’s go-to source for cinematic storytelling. After all, the world itself can be so hard, why add further misery to one’s existence by partaking in a movie that’re just wall-to-wall grief like Prisoners or Brazil? However, the unavoidable terrors of the real world are what make bleak movies lik...

A current great actor is filming with his former food schlepper. We’re talking Robert De Niro and Sebastian Maniscalco. Italian American funnyman Maniscalco wrote the movie “About My Father.” Before he was a writer he was a waiter. Maniscalco: “2005, I waited tables at the Four Seasons hotel in Beverly Hills and met De Niro there. Then I worked wit...

Based on the success of our XIV edition back in November of last year we have decided to come back with a brand new edition from the 26th to the 29th of May. We have also expanded our film lineup by adding a seventh title to our usual lineup of six to include the best award-winning films while maintaining our 4 day format to allow our audience to s...

"Are we in trouble?" Neon has revealed an official US trailer for an Italian drama titled A Chiara, the third feature from acclaimed filmmaker Jonas Carpignano, following his first two films: Mediterranea and A Ciambra. This one follows the story of 15-year-old Chiara whose close-knit family falls apart after her father abandons them in Calabria. A...

The Consulate General of Italy in Miami is pleased to present the fifth edition of FARE CINEMA – the Italian film festival that touches down in 100 cities around the world. Fare Cinema will be opening its doors once again at the Coral Gables Art Cinema in the heart of the beautiful City of Coral Gables. From May 6 through May 11, selected Italian m...

Martin Scorsese is one of the best filmmakers of all time, and what makes him one of the most beloved is that his movies are consistently great. Where even the very best auteurs have had bad days at the office, when it comes to critical and audiences receptions, the Italian American director has an untouchable batting average. It seems like he gets...