Showing posts with label Italy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Italy. Show all posts

Una stagione all’inferno (1970)

Directed by: Nelo Risi
Stars: Terence Stamp, Jean-Claude Brialy, Florinda Bolkan
Language: Italian
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Vhsrip
Also known as: A Season in Hell
DescriptionAbout the last months Arthur Rimbaud spent in Africa before his untimely death (he was only 37), trafficking in arms and maybe in slaves. With a frequent use of flashback earlier moments of Rimbaud’s life are explored: his school years as model student, his meeting in Paris with Paul Verlaine and consequent friendship and homosexual affair, the relocation in England. Terence Stamp, constantly nervous and grinning, is perfect portraying the french poet.

A Brief Vacation (1973)

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica
Stars: Florinda Bolkan, Renato Salvatori, Daniel Quenaud
Language: Italian | Subtitles: English
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Una breve vacanza, Las vacaciones
DescriptionA women lives a miserable life in the basement of her Milan apartment, with her boring inlaws and three children (boys). Her husband has been injured. Her bleak life takes an unexpected turn when she is diagnosed with tuberculosis and has to go to a sanatorium in the Italian Alps. At the medical clinic in Milan she meets young mechanic with the similar health problems. At the sanatorium she meets again the same man and they start a passionate love affair. All good things must come to an end. When she is cured, she has to return to that rathole from which she only briefly emerged.

Requiem for a Secret Agent (1966)

Directed by: Sergio Sollima
Stars:Stewart Granger, Daniela Bianchi, Peter van Eyck
Language: English
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Tvrip
Also known as: Requiem per un agente segreto
Description: A veteran US Secret Service agent must thwart the covert conspiracy’s of an enemy spy network that threatens the world’s safety.

Our Man in Jamaica (1965)

Directed by: Ernst R. von Theumer
Stars: Larry Pennell, Roberto Camardiel, Barbara Valentin
Language: English
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Tvrip
Also known as: A 001, operazione Giamaica, Operation Jamaica, A.001 operación Caribe
DescriptionThe FBI sends agents to Jamaica to investigate arms smuggling to revolutionaries in Santo Domingo.

Cattivi pensieri (1976)

Directed by: Ugo Tognazzi
Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Edwige Fenech, Paolo Bonacelli
Language: English
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Evil Thoughts, Who Mislaid My Wife?
DescriptionMario Marani is a well-respected lawyer in late 70s Milano. He and his wonderful wife Francesca have an intense high social life. But Mario has a problem. He is obsessed by bad thoughts (cattivi pensieri); he is always concerned about his wife, thinking continuously to be betrayed by her. It is a nightmare, every time Mario sees Francesca talking to one of their friends immediately starts to see her and him in an hot affair. Jealousy and suspects increase and increase, till their life cross with a young man hidden inside their flat.

The Vampire and the Ballerina (1960)

Directed by:  Renato Polselli
Stars:  Hélène Rémy, Tina Gloriani and Walter Brandi
Language:  English, Italian (2tracks) | Subtitles: English
Country:  Italy |  Imdb Info | Dvdrip + Dvd
Also known as:  L’amante del vampiro, The Vampire’s Lover
Description:  A troupe of beautiful young dancers find themselves stranded in a sinister, spooky old castle, not knowing that it is home to a group of vampires.

Spy in Your Eye (1965)

Directed by: Vittorio Sala
Stars: Brett Halsey, Pier Angeli, Gastone Moschin
Language: English, Italian (2tracks)
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Berlino – Appuntamento per le spie, Bang You’re Dead, Epitaph for a Spy
DescriptionIn this espionage drama, a leading American spy has a miniature camera surgically implanted in his eye, unbeknownst to him, and with it photographs secrets for the Russians, helping them gather information about a newly created death ray. The scientist who created it knew the secret could fall into enemy hands and so placed his secret plans into the skull of his unknowing daughter before he died. Meanwhile another spy begins following her.

Vengeance is Mine (1968)

Directed by: Giovanni Fago
Stars: Gianni Garko, Carlo Gaddi, Claudio Camaso
Language: Italian, German (2tracks) | Subtitles: English, German
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Per 100.000 dollari t’ammazzo, For One Hundred Thousand Dollars for a Killing, $100,000 for a Killing
DescriptionJohnny Forest, bounty hunter, attempts to carry out his mother’s dying wish that he bring in his outlaw brother, Clint, alive. On the run from Jurago, a former partner he has crossed, Clint accepts Johnny’s help, and agrees to surrender ….. for now.

Blindman (1971)

Directed by: Ferdinando Baldi
Stars: Tony Anthony, Ringo Starr, Lloyd Battista
Language: English, Italian (2tracks)  Subtitles: English [srt]
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
DescriptionA blind, but deadly, gunman, is hired to escort fifty mail order brides to their miner husbands. His business partners double cross him, selling the women to bandit Domingo. Blindman heads into Mexico in pursuit.

Operation Nam (1986)

Directed by: Fabrizio De Angelis
Stars: Oliver Tobias, Christopher Connelly, Manfred Lehmann
Language: English
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Tvrip
Also known as: Cobra Mission
DescriptionTen years after the end of the war in Vietnam, four ex-Marines decide to return to S.E. Asia to investigate reports of American POWs still being held there. These four include Roger, whose daughter’s just been married, the unemployed James, Mark, who’s quit his job at an Arizona roadside tavern, and Richard, recently a patient at a mental hospital. In the jungles of S.E. Asia they discover American POWs but also find out about a U.S. Government plot to keep this knowledge a secret.

Rings of Fear (1978)

Directed by: Alberto Negrin
Stars: Fabio Testi, Christine Kaufmann, Ivan Desny
Language: English, German, Spanish (3 Tracks) | Subtitles: German [srt]
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Dvdrip + DVD
Also known as: Enigma rosso, Virgin Terror
Description: A detective investigating the murder of a teenage girl begins to focus his suspicions on the three girlfriends of the victim, who call themselves “The Inseparables.

My Wife Goes Back to School (1981)

Directed by: Giuliano Carnimeo
Stars: Renzo Montagnani, Carmen Russo, Cinzia de Ponti
Language: Italian
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Mia moglie torna a scuola
DescriptionAristide Buratti (Montagnani) is a wealthy grocer married to attractive Valentina (Russo). Although they seem to have a happy marriage, Valentina feels herself culturally inferior because she is a high school dropout. Despite her husband’s objections, she enrolls at a private boarding lycée for her Maturità. Valentina thinks her natural charms will bring her success before the examination board and she inevitably becomes the centre of attraction for the school staff, particularly nerdy teacher Pier Capponi (Enzo Robutti). On the other hand, Aristide gets increasingly jealous of Valentina. He now seeks to infiltrate the school in disguise and starts bribing the janitor (Toni Ucci) to serve this end.

Sodomas Ghost (1988)

Directed by: Lucio Fulci
Stars: Claudio Aliotti, Maria Concetta Salieri, Robert Egon
Language: English, Italian (2tracks)
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Il fantasma di Sodoma
DescriptionThe spirits of Nazis who were killed by bombs while having an orgy return 50 years later to terrorize a group of six teens who stumble upon the house of their death site.

The Cobra (1967)

Directed by: Mario Sequi
Stars: Dana Andrews, Pietro Martellanza, Elisa Montés
Language: English
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Il cobra
DescriptionPeter Martell (Pietro Martellanza) stars in THE COBRA (IL COBRA), a Eurospy action thriller in which he plays disgraced treasury agent Mike Rand, who teams with his boss (Dana Andrews) to halt a Red Chinese plot to destroy the free world by flooding the market opium and turning everyone into addicts. Along the way he manages to bed junkie Anita Ekberg, get into various fights and destroy the refinery that is sending out the drugs.

A Man Called Blade (1977)

Directed by: Sergio Martino
Stars: Maurizio Merli, John Steiner, Sonja Jeannine
Language: English, Italian (2tracks) | Subtitles: English [srt]
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Mannaja
DescriptionA bounty hunter arrives in a mining town and is hired to track down the missing daughter of the town’s crippled mayor and learns she has been kidnapped by the mayor’s corrupt right-hand-man and a band of outlaws he is secretly working for.