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gloria monti <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 19 Dec 2001 19:56:36 -0500
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>I am designing a course on French and Italian women directors (1920-present)
>and am having trouble finding much about Italian women directors. Can anyone
>recommend names of films that are actually available on VHS or DVD for use
>in the classroom? (other than L. Wertmueller)

        Liliana Cavani
        Available on DVD&VHS: *Interno Berlinese* (1985) *Francesco*
(1989), which would make a great double bill w/her earlier film on
Francesco from 1966.  Available on 16mm.   *Il Portiere di Notte*
(1974).  VHS only: *Oltre la Porta* (1982).

        Francesca Archibugi
        On PAL only: *La Cintura* (1989).  Unfortunately, her *Verso
Sera* (w/another awesome performance by Mastroianni) was never
released in the US.

        Gloria Monti


Gloria Monti, Ph.D.
University of California
Porter Faculty Services
Film and Digital Media Department
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Santa Cruz, CA 95064
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many years later, as he faced the firing squad, colonel aureliano buendía
was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to
discover ice.

gabriel garcía márquez, *cien anos de soledad*

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