La ricotta

La ricotta

Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini • 1962 • Italy

This 1962 short makes explicit Pier Paolo Pasolini’s themes of persecution and sacrifice while introducing an overtly political message; it also reflects a shift from neorealism toward a more symbolic and visionary style in his filmmaking. It got him sentenced to several months in prison for contempt of religion, although the charge was reversed.

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La ricotta
  • La ricotta

    Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini • 1962 • Italy

    This 1962 short makes explicit Pier Paolo Pasolini’s themes of persecution and sacrifice while introducing an overtly political message; it also reflects a shift from neorealism toward a more symbolic and visionary style in his filmmaking. It got ...