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Pasquale Iannone

Pasquale Iannone is a Film Lecturer, writer and broadcaster. He teaches at the University of Edinburgh and regularly contributes to Sight & Sound, Senses of Cinema and various BBC Radio programmes.

He tweets @PasqualeIannone.

Articles by Pasquale Iannone

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  • Ettore Scola, 1931-2016

    Pasquale Iannone on the a versatile director and leading light of the post-war Comedy Italian Style.

    Tuesday, January 26, 2016


  • Federico Fellini: 10 essential films

    Fellini was a flamboyant Italian master whose genius still looms large over the history of cinema. Here are 10 key films that continue to inspire filmmakers and audiences today.

    Wednesday, January 20, 2016


  • Five ways to recognise a Pasolini film

    These five extracts offer an ‘open sesame’ into the unique universe of Pier Paolo Pasolini.

    Monday, November 2, 2015


  • Where to begin with Michelangelo Antonioni

    Your next obsession: the modernist masterpieces of Michelangelo Antonioni.

    Thursday, August 27, 2015


  • Five iconic Italian actresses

    From the days of neorealism on via the 1960s, Italian cinema has thrived on its succession of great actresses. Combining grit, glamour and inimitable star power, here are five whose work everyone should seek out.

    Wednesday, August 19, 2015


  • Where to begin with Vittorio De Sica

    Your next obsession: Vittorio De Sica’s films, neorealist and beyond.

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015


  • 10 great Italian films of the 1960s

    As many a film director’s favourite film, Fellini’s grand opus 8½, returns to cinemas, we round up 10 more masterpieces from what was a golden age for Italian cinema: the 1960s.

    Thursday, April 23, 2015


  • 10 great films about children in wartime

    Not just one of the great school films, Louis Malle’s Au revoir les enfants also belongs to a grand tradition of powerful dramatisations of the experiences of children during wartime.

    Thursday, January 29, 2015


  • Francesco Rosi, 1922-2015

    Pasquale Iannone on the Neapolitan portraitist of the Italian South and master of the ‘cine-investigation’.

    Monday, January 12, 2015


  • 10 great films set in Glasgow

    Scotland’s biggest city has provided the backdrop to everything from Ealing comedies to dystopian sci-fi. With Bill Forsyth’s That Sinking Feeling now on BFI Blu-ray/DVD and BFI Player, we pick 10 of the best Glasgow movies.

    Thursday, April 17, 2014


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