Tag Archives: Mariangela Melato

Mariangela Melato in “Travolti da un insolito destino nell’azzurro mare d’Agosto” [1974 Italy]

It’s about time I started the filmography of Lina Wertmüller, one of Italy’s finest female directors, the first woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for directing, and a fabulous exponent in the tradition of Commedia all’italiana – … Continue reading

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Mariangela Melato & co in “Attenti al Buffone” [1975 Italy]

Writer and director Alberto Bevilacqua uses dark humour to highlight human frailties and the corrupting influence of power in the film, “Attenti al Buffone” [Eng. Title: Eye of the Cat]. The time around which this was made (1974-75), there … Continue reading

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Mariangela Melato & Sandra Julien in Claude Chabrol’s “Nada” [1974 France]

It’s Nouvelle Vague time – I’ll start Claude Chabrol’s filmography with one of his lesser known films, “Nada” [Eng. Title: The Nada Gang], a crime thriller centred around a fictitious anarchist group who called themselves N.A.D.A.
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