Tag: Anna Magnani

  • #21: The Passionate Thief (Mario Monicelli, 1960)

    #21: The Passionate Thief (Mario Monicelli, 1960)

    Mario Monicelli’s New Year’s Eve-set comedy surfaces generational divides, power dynamics, and deception.

  • Mamma Roma (1962)

    Mamma Roma (1962)

    Pasolini takes us to the outskirts of life and challenges our assumptions in the moving and intelligent Mamma Roma. Almost a mix of Nights of Cabiria with Mildred Pierce, this thoughtful tale of a woman who will do anything for her son leaves nothing at face value, and pulses with the confusion and pain of everyday life. Anna…