I thought Archibugi wrote La cintura but didn't direct it (?) I thought it
was pretty trashy esp w/ James Russo. There's also l'albero delle pere,
mignon e' partita, and il grande cocomero. I rented Con gli occhi chiusi
in Italy years ago so I know it exists on video, but I've never been able
to buy it.
At 07:56 PM 12/19/2001 -0500, you wrote:
>>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
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