Lost Love aka A Sicilian Dream (Perduto amor)

Lost Love aka A Sicilian Dream (Perduto amor) Italy (2003) Dir. Franco Battiato When films are based on personal experiences and told through that same personal lens, the director often runs the risk of losing his or her audience if they present their story in an arcane manner only they understand. Lost Love is such … Continue reading Lost Love aka A Sicilian Dream (Perduto amor)

The Wait (L’attesa)

The Wait (L'attesa) Italy (2015) Dir. Piero Messina Grief often makes people behave oddly and make decisions that aren’t necessarily right or make sense, but we give them a pass out of consideration for their loss. But when an act of deceit is deliberately perpetuated questions need to be asked. Based loosely on the works … Continue reading The Wait (L’attesa)