Category Archives: Italian Films

Joseph (1995) Rated NR

The biblical story of Joseph, who was sold into slavery by his jealous brothers. Starring Ben Kingsley, Paul Mercurio, Martin Landau, Lesley Ann Warren, Monica Bellucci. Both historically accurate and entertaining, I thoroughly enjoyed this version of the story of … Continue reading

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Joseph and His Brethren (1961) Rated NR

The biblical story of Joseph. Starring Geoffrey Horne, Belinda Lee, Robert Morley This is a very well done story of  Joseph. They, of course, shortened the story. Combined the , I think more to time than anything else. That surprised … Continue reading

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The Great Beauty (2013) Rated NR

Jep Gambardella  lives the quintessential bachelor life until his 65th birthday when he discover news he never knew. Starring Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli This is a very artistic film about life. With each scene there is beauty but … Continue reading

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The Jeweller’s Shop (1989) Rated NR

Based on the play The Jeweller’s Shop written by Pope John Paul II. The play takes a look at three couples, who have ideas and expectations of love and marriage. Starring Burt Lancaster, Daniel Olbrychski, Ben Cross, Melora Hardin, Jonathan … Continue reading

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Bakhita: From Slave to Saint (2009) Rated NR

Based on the true story of Josephine Bahkita. It tells the story of Bahkita, a girl who was kidnapped by slavers until she was rescued by a rich Italian and brought to Italy. Once in Italy she becomes a nanny to the … Continue reading

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Maria Goretti (2003)

Rated NR Tells the true story of Maria Goretti, whose life is full of poverty and hardships yet she continues to love God unfaltering. Even to her tragic death, which lead her to sainthood. Starring Massimo Bonetti, Luisa Ranieri, Flavio … Continue reading

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Life is Beautiful (1997)

Rated PG-13 This movie is incredible. To this day, it still amazes me. It’s the only film that has ever had me going along feeling one thing and then in a second completely changes the mood. I believe this film … Continue reading

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The Final Inquiry (2007)

Rated PG-13 I admired this story but it lack in the storytelling. I was confused about what time and where we were in the story throughout the film. It also lack in the historical accuracy department. This is moreover not, I … Continue reading

Posted in 2007, Adventure, Biblical Films, Drama, films, historical, Italian Films, Movie reviews, movies, Mysteries, Rated PG-13, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments