Giovanni Virgilio’s “Malarazza,” set in his hometown of Catania, explores the ramifications and gradual self-destruction of a family entrenched in the mafia.
#30: Stromboli (Roberto Rossellini, 1950)
Ingrid Bergman experiences the land of God in Roberto Rossellini’s 1950 film.
#29: La terra trema (Luchino Visconti, 1948)
Luchino Visconti’s second film follows a Sicilian fishing family who strives to rise up out of poverty, but face hardships at every turn.