Che successe? Jan. 19-25, 2020

Your weekly round-up of news, events, and what’s going on (che successe) in the world of Italian film.

Fellini 100

  • Criterion Collection update on the events, exhibits, and screenings in celebration of Federico Fellini’s 100th birthday.
  • Interview with director Marco Bellocchio (Fists in the Pocket, The Traitor) about his relationship with Fellini.


  • Essay by director Lulu Wang (The Farewell) on Fellini’s Nights of Cabiria.
  • Deadline interview with executive producer Luca Guadagnino (director, Call Me By Your Name) on The Truffle Hunters, an “intimate documentary about elderly Truffle hunters in northern Italy.”

Festivals & Awards

  • New episode summarizing this year’s Palm Springs International Film Festival, including takes on seven of the films featured in the Focus on Italy program plus interview excerpts with the filmmakers.






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