The 1978 kidnapping and murder of Aldo Moro, president of the most important political party in Italy at the time, Democrazia Cristiana, as seen from the perspective of one of his assailants — a conflicted young woman in the ranks of the Red Brigade. –IMDb
Born in Piacenza in 1939 from a family of the upper middle-class, he attended the Liceo of the Barnabite Fathers; in 1959 he abandoned his studies in philosophy at the Catholic University in Milan and enrolled at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (The National Film School in Rom). Then, in London, he followed courses in cinema at the Slade School of Fine Arts, graduating with a thesis on Antonioni and Bresson. He made his debut in full-length films with Fist in His Pocket (I pugni in tasca) (1965), considered one of the best first works in the history of the Italian cinema. In this great film, the rebellious tendency of the young is skilfully expressed in terms of revolt against family and normality, through the story of a young man who decides to exterminate two members of his own family. His next film, China is Near (La Cina è vicina) (1967), marked a turn towards comedy, in the clash between bourgeois hypocrisy and the vain ambition of the fake revolutionaries… read more
Captivating in more than one sense of the word. Although the theme is dreadfully serious, the light -and typically Italian- touches make this truly special: the woman who tells Chiara at the newspaper stand that her "husband" is cheating, the priest and acolyte who come to bless the house, and get this: hardened communists who make the sign of the cross before their meal. Se non è vero, è ben trovato!
Interesting film dealing with a major incident on a small and detailed scale with focus on Character this is a real gem