Collections (6)

  • The Moment of Truth
    Movie + 1 extra

    The Moment of Truth

    Movie + 1 extra

    Directed by Francesco Rosi • 1965 • Italy

    THE MOMENT OF TRUTH (IL MOMENTO DELLA VERITÀ), from director Francesco Rosi, is a visceral plunge into the life of a famous torero—played by real-life bullfighting legend Miguel Mateo, known as Miguelín. Charting his rise and fall with a single-minded fo...

  • Hands over the City
    Movie + 5 extras

    Hands over the City

    Movie + 5 extras

    Directed by Francesco Rosi • 1963 • Italy
    Starring Rod Steiger, Salvo Randone, Guido Alberti

    Rod Steiger is ferocious as a scheming land developer in Francesco Rosi’s HANDS OVER THE CITY, a blistering work of social realism and the winner of the 1963 Venice Film Festival Golden Lion. This expose...

  • Salvatore Giuliano
    Movie + 4 extras

    Salvatore Giuliano

    Movie + 4 extras

    Directed by Francesco Rosi • 1962 • Italy
    Starring Salvo Randone, Frank Wolff, Pietro Cammarata

    July 5, 1950—Sicilian bandit Salvatore Giuliano’s bullet-riddled corpse is found facedown in a courtyard in Castelvetrano, a handgun and rifle by his side. Local and international press descend upon t...

  • The Mattei Affair

    Movie

    Directed by Francesco Rosi • 1972 • Italy
    Starring Gian Maria Volontè, Luigi Squarzina, Peter Baldwin

    Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes, Francesco Rosi’s gripping docufiction conspiracy puzzle unfolds in a complex flashback structure as it recounts the life and mysterious death of Enrico Mattei...

  • The Taking of Power by Louis XIV

    Movie

    Directed by Roberto Rossellini • 1966 • France
    Starring Jean-Marie Patte, Raymond Jourdan

    Filmmaking legend Roberto Rossellini brings his passion for realism and unerring eye for the everyday to this portrait of the early years of the reign of France’s “Sun King,” and in the process reinvents th...

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    Movie

    Directed by Marie Losier • 2002 • United States

    The story of Joan of Arc is one of the most frequently told tales in cinema’s hundred-plus-year history. This version is a postmortem/postmodern collaboration between Carl Theodor Dreyer and Marie Losier, who inserts herself into the 1928 film as G...

Videos (17)

  • Francesco Rosi on THE MOMENT OF TRUTH

    In this interview, recorded in Italy in 2004, director Francesco Rosi discusses THE MOMENT OF TRUTH.

  • Francesco Rosi, Raffaele La Capria, and Michel Ciment on HANDS OVER THE CITY

    In 2006, film critic Michel Ciment interviewed Francesco Rosi and writer Raffaele La Capria about their collaboration and concerns for their native city of Naples.

  • Francesco Rosi on HANDS OVER THE CITY

    Director Francesco Rosi talks about his approach to filmmaking and the production of his fourth film, HANDS OVER THE CITY, in this 2006 interview.

  • Tullio Kezich on Francesco Rosi

    In this brief 2006 interview, critic Tullio Kezich discusses Francesco Rosi’s vital work in cinema.

  • Witness to the Times

    Director Francesco Rosi and film critic Tullio Kezich, who chronicled the production of SALVATORE GIULIANO, discuss the filmmaker's start in cinema and his touchstone film, in this 2003 program.

  • The Moment of Truth

    Directed by Francesco Rosi • 1965 • Italy

    THE MOMENT OF TRUTH (IL MOMENTO DELLA VERITÀ), from director Francesco Rosi, is a visceral plunge into the life of a famous torero—played by real-life bullfighting legend Miguel Mateo, known as Miguelín. Charting his rise and fall with a single-minded fo...

  • Hands over the City

    Directed by Francesco Rosi • 1963 • Italy
    Starring Rod Steiger, Salvo Randone, Guido Alberti

    Rod Steiger is ferocious as a scheming land developer in Francesco Rosi’s HANDS OVER THE CITY, a blistering work of social realism and the winner of the 1963 Venice Film Festival Golden Lion. This expose...

  • Salvatore Giuliano

    Directed by Francesco Rosi • 1962 • Italy

    July 5, 1950--Sicilian bandit Salvatore Giuliano's bullet-riddled corpse is found facedown in a courtyard in Castelvetrano, a handgun and rifle by his side. Local and international press descend upon the scene, hoping to crack open the true story behind ...