A History of Italian Cinema, Paperback


"A History of Italian Cinema" is the only comprehensive and up-to-date book on the subject available anywhere, in any language.

It features new coverage from 1989 to the present including the Italian horror-film genre, Roberto Benigni ("Life Is Beautiful"), Bernardo Bertolucci ("Stealing Beauty"), Franco Zeffirelli ("Tea with Mussolini"), Michael Radford ("The Postman" ["Il postino"]), Gabriele Salvatores ("Mediterraneo"), Maurizio Nichetti ("The Bicycle Thief"), Giuseppe Tornatore ("Cinema Paradiso", "The Starmaker"), and much more.

This book has been extensively revised and updated, to include all-new notes, bibliography, video and DVD information.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 688 pages, 150 bw illustrations
  • Publisher: Continuum Publishing Corporation
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Films, cinema
  • ISBN: 9781441160690



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