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Luchino Visconti's L'Innocente Lushly Escalates Emotional Intensity and Moral Quagmire

The wealthy, spoiled, entitled, monstrously egotistical male protagonist in Visconti's L'Innocente spends his time in various states of suffering, often sweating profusely and sometimes with eyes puffy and tear-stained.

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A Legendary Performance In an Underrated Masterpiece: 'Bellissima'

Anna Magnani is astonishing in Visconti's masterful look at the cruel realities of the filmmaking industry.

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The 100 Essential Directors Part 9: Victor Sjöström to Luchino Visconti

Today we present a glorious spate of international auteurs that range from cinematic innovators from the silent era to those who continue to push the limits of film in their contemporary work.

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Il Postino Never Thinks Twice: On Visconti's Ossessione


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