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Introducing Paolo and Vittorio Taviani

Directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, Season 1, Episode 1 • 10m

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    Directed by Paolo Taviani and Vittorio Taviani • 1977 • Italy
    Starring Omero Antonutti, Saverio Marconi

    Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1977 Cannes Film Festival, this classic by the Taviani brothers is based on an autobiography by Gavino Ledda, “The One That Got Away.” Gavino is six when his...

  • The Night of the Shooting Stars

    Directed by Paolo Taviani and Vittorio Taviani • 1982 • Italy
    Starring Omero Antonutti, Margarita Lozano

    Set during the summer of 1944 in a small Tuscan town caught between the retreating German forces and the advancing American army, this cinematic fable is one of the Taviani brothers’ most ...

  • Kaos

    Directed by Paolo Taviani and Vittorio Taviani • 1984 • Italy
    Starring Margarita Lozano, Claudio Bigagli

    With this free adaptation of several works by Luigi Pirandello’s, the Taviani brothers constructed an ethereal odyssey into the Sicilian landscape. Structured as four stories and an epilog...