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Mamma Roma | Movie Details for Director Pier Paolo Pasolini | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Mamma Roma  110 min,  [Drama]  [Pier Paolo Pasolini]  [18 Jan 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Anna Magnani, Ettore Garofolo, Franco Citti, Silvana Corsini
Plot:  After many years working in the streets of Roma, the middle-age whore Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani) saves money to buy an upper class apartment, a fruit stand and retires from the prostitution....
Writer:  Pier Paolo Pasolini
Language:  Italian    Country:  Italy    More Info:  IMDB
Accattone | Movie Details for Director Pier Paolo Pasolini | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Accattone  117 min,  [Drama]  [Pier Paolo Pasolini]  [04 Apr 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Franca Pasut, Franco Citti, Paola Guidi, Silvana Corsini
Plot:  A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiraling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Writer:  Pier Paolo Pasolini (story), Pier Paolo Pasolini (screenplay), Sergio Citti (additional dialogue)
Language:  Italian    Country:  Italy    More Info:  IMDB
The Gospel According to St. Matthew | Movie Details for Director Pier Paolo Pasolini | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Gospel According to St. Matthew  137 min,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Pier Paolo Pasolini]  [03 Mar 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Enrique Irazoqui, Marcello Morante, Margherita Caruso, Susanna Pasolini
Plot:  The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew.
Writer:  Pier Paolo Pasolini
Language:  Italian    Country:  Italy, France    More Info:  IMDB
Teorema | Movie Details for Director Pier Paolo Pasolini | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Teorema  98 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Mystery]  [Pier Paolo Pasolini]  [27 Nov 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Anne Wiazemsky, Massimo Girotti, Silvana Mangano, Terence Stamp
Plot:  A strange visitor in a wealthy family. He seduces the maid, the son, the mother, the daughter and finally the father before leaving a few days after. After he's gone, none of them can ...
Writer:  Pier Paolo Pasolini (screenplay)
Language:  Italian, English    Country:  Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Oedipus Rex | Movie Details for Director Pier Paolo Pasolini | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Oedipus Rex  104 min,  [Drama]  [Pier Paolo Pasolini]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Alida Valli, Carmelo Bene, Franco Citti, Silvana Mangano
Plot:  In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is ...
Writer:  Pier Paolo Pasolini
Language:  Italian, Romanian    Country:  Italy, Morocco    More Info:  IMDB
The Hawks and the Sparrows | Movie Details for Director Pier Paolo Pasolini | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Hawks and the Sparrows  91 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Drama, Fantasy]  [Pier Paolo Pasolini]  [10 Dec 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Femi Benussi, Ninetto Davoli, Totò, Umberto Bevilacqua
Plot:  Innocenti Totò and his son Innocenti Ninetto are drifting on a road in Italy, when they meet a Marxist speaking crow. The trio travels together in a long journey as their hunger increases.
Writer:  Pier Paolo Pasolini (story), Pier Paolo Pasolini (screenplay), Dante Ferretti (screenplay)
Language:  Italian    Country:  Italy    More Info:  IMDB
The Decameron | Movie Details for Director Pier Paolo Pasolini | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Decameron  111 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, History]  [Pier Paolo Pasolini]  [16 Sep 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Franco Citti, Jovan Jovanovic, Ninetto Davoli, Vincenzo Amato
Plot:  An adaptation of nine stories from Boccaccio's "Decameron".
Writer:  Giovanni Boccaccio (novel), Pier Paolo Pasolini
Language:  Italian, Neapolitan    Country:  Italy, France, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Arabian Nights | Movie Details for Director Pier Paolo Pasolini | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Arabian Nights  130 min,  NC-17,  [Comedy, Drama, Fantasy]  [Pier Paolo Pasolini]  [20 Jun 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Franco Citti, Franco Merli, Ninetto Davoli, Tessa Bouché
Plot:  In this film inspired by the ancient erotic and mysterious tales of Mid-West Asia, the main story concerns an innocent young man who comes to fall in love with a slave who selected him as ...
Writer:  Pier Paolo Pasolini, Dacia Maraini (script collaboration)
Language:  Italian, Arabic    Country:  Italy, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Medea | Movie Details for Director Pier Paolo Pasolini | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Medea  110 min,  [Drama, Fantasy]  [Pier Paolo Pasolini]  [28 Jan 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Giuseppe Gentile, Laurent Terzieff, Maria Callas, Massimo Girotti
Plot:  On a quest to retrieve the Golden Fleece, Jason returns to Greece with the powerful sorceress, Medea. But when the King banishes her, Medea will plot her furious revenge.
Writer:  Pier Paolo Pasolini
Language:  Italian    Country:  Italy, France, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
The Canterbury Tales | Movie Details for Director Pier Paolo Pasolini | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Canterbury Tales  111 min,  NC-17,  [Comedy, Drama, History]  [Pier Paolo Pasolini]  [30 May 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Franco Citti, Hugh Griffith, Laura Betti, Ninetto Davoli
Plot:  Pasolini's artistic, sometimes violent, always vividly cinematic retelling of some of Chaucer's most erotic tales.
Writer:  Pier Paolo Pasolini (screenplay), Geoffrey Chaucer (book)
Language:  Italian, English    Country:  Italy, France    More Info:  IMDB

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