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 ...
This documentary, produced and directed by Roberto Chiesi in 2006, features interviews with actress Laura Betti, supervising editor Enzo Ocone, writer Nico Naldini, and others discussing THE CANTERBURY TALES.
This program, made for RAI television in 2005, comprises excerpts from interviews with THE DECAMERON director Pier Paolo Pasolini. In them, he discusses his family, the influence of political theorist Antonio Gramsci on his work, and "the grace of the illiterate," among other topics.
In 1974, ARABIAN NIGHTS director Pier Paolo Pasolini and Paolo Brunatto made this sixteen-minute documentary about the Italian cities of Orte and Sabaudia. The film focuses on the need to preserve the basic form of a city as a representation of its popular history.
A filmmaker, novelist, and poet, Pier Paolo Pasolini revisited the same themes throughout his brief career. Made by Ivo Varnabo Micheli in 1995, on the twentieth anniversary of the director’s murder, this documentary examines the central ideas in the work of this legendary and controversial artist.
Pier Paolo Pasolini authorized an English-language version of THE CANTERBURY TALES. Besides the English-dubbed track (also included with this release), Pasolini created English-language opening and closing credits, as well as the following inserts.