Category Archives: Valeria Solarino

Valeria Solarino in “Italians” [2009, Italy]

I am posting Giovanni Veronesi’s breezy comedy “Italians” not so much for its nudity – there’s only very brief nudity at the start of the film, that too during the opening credits.
But it is an heart-warming film that’s also … Continue reading

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Valeria Solarino & Claudia Gerini in “Viaggio Segreto” [2006 Italy]

Roberto Ando’s melodrama, “Viaggio Segreto” [Eng. Title: Secret Journey] attempts to achieve a lot. It’s ambitious in its scope but somehow fails to get there, and that’s mainly because the story isn’t fully developed. There is plenty of suspense, … Continue reading

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Valeria Solarino in “Vallanzasca – Gli Angeli del Male” [2011 Italy]

Michele Placido’s latest film as director is his biopic of notorious Milanese gangster, Renato Vallanzasca, “Vallanzasca – Gli Angeli del Male” [Eng. Title: Angels of Evil]. On general release only last month, this big-budget crime drama is set during Renato’s … Continue reading

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Valeria Solarino & Isabella Ragonese in “Viola di Mare” [2009 Italy]

Donatella Maiorca has constructed a beautiful love story in her 2009 drama, “Viola di Mare” [Eng. Title: The Sea Purple]. Apparently inspired by a true story, the film is set in late 19th century Sicily, where childhood friends-turned-lovers Angela and Sara face … Continue reading

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