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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Raymond Likes Subtitles's rating of the film Down the Ancient Stairs

    Starts off with a Fellini feel but soon descends in to something far more unsettling. An atonal Morricine score maintains the unease.

  2. Daniel S.'s rating of the film Down the Ancient Stairs

    Asylums are places that cinema have often visited. With the castle and the cemetery, the asylum is one of the favorite settings of horror directors. It's also an ideal place to recreate and comment the outside world, the society. So, in Per le antiche scale, Mauro Bolognini tells us that fascism could be a kind of madness. You may also enjoy the production design and the women surrounding Mastroianni. Recommended.