Alberto Lattuada
Reviews // 2 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Reviews

Mafioso
24 Mar 2008 // 5:00 PM

Drawing on the timeless and well-worn cultural chasm between Italy’s great and "sophisticated" North and its interminably provincial and "backwards" South, Lattuada takes full advantage of the dark humor and cruel realities that can be extracted from such prejudices.

Mafioso (1962)
4 Mar 2007 // 6:00 PM

First released in 1962, this dark comedy is brilliantly odd, combining neorealist and broadly modernist aesthetics, its black and white compositions so ahead of their time that they still look more inventive than today's films, some 40 years later.

//Blogs

'Love in the City' Dives Into Unexplored Cinematic Territory
1 Oct 2014 // 5:23 AM

This anthology of Italian films explores the taboos of love: prostitution, suicide, and girl-watching.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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