#143 Matteo

Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma (1975)“I was particularly struck by how it expresses the concept of beauty: this film has a very refined aesthetic, beautiful sets, as well as costumes, and I like how Pasolini tells, through beauty, something extremely rotten, like the nature of human being that always wants to prevail over…

#89 Luca

Magnolia (1999)“It’s the movie that made me fall in love with cinema. I’ve seen it when I was around 13, in the open air cinema of my city, Latina, and there was so many things inside the film, the exuberance of the style and of the direction, the use of music, the extraordinary performances, that…

#65 Vito

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)“It’s a film that always makes me cry, it’s a wonderful narrative mechanism. Many years ago I wasn’t a Capra’s fan, I was sent in USA because I was commissioned to write a book about him and I fell in love with Frank Capra. At that time I thought he was…

#64 Aureliano

Modern Times (1936)“In my best and carefree moments this film really represents me. I see it every time I travel and I cry on the ending, it makes me think about my life. Me too, like Chaplin’s character, feel swallowed up by all the superstructures of the society, by its gears. People often think about…