Articles Posted in the " Pier Paolo Pasolini " Category

  • Theorem (15) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italy, 1968, 105 mins, in Italian with English subtitles Cast: Terence Stamp, Silvana Mangano, Massimo Girotti, Anne Wiazemsky, Laura Betti, Andres Jose Cruz Soublette. Review by Adam Hollingworth Theorem opens with an elliptical collection of scenes in which a rich industrialist becomes the centre of media attention after handing control of […]


  • Oedipus Rex (15) | Close-Up Film DVD Review

    Dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italy, 1967, 105 mins, in Italian with English subtitles Cast: Franco Citti, Silvana Mangano, Alida Valli, Carmelo Bene, Julian Beck, Ninetto Davoli, Luciano Bartoli Review by Colin Dibben One of the greatest films of all time, this jaw-droppingly beautiful and strange primitivist epic has to be seen to be believed. It’s […]


  • Pigsty (15) | Close-Up Film DVD Review

    Dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italy, 1969, 98 mins, in Italian with optional subtitles Cast: Pierre Clémenti, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Anne Wiazemsky, Alberto Lionello, Ugo Tognazzi, Franco Citti, Ninetto Davoli Review by Colin Dibben Superb, high-definition transfer of one of the great punk-Marxist provocateur Pasolini’s less famous works, that’s half jaw-droppingly beautiful and half dull as only […]




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