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Pasquale Iannone

Pasquale Iannone teaches film studies at the University of Edinburgh and is a regular contributor to BBC Radio and Sight & Sound magazine. He is also Director of the Italian Film Festival in Scotland.

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Alberto Sordi: Italian Storyteller

In celebration of his hundredth birthday, we look back on the legacy of the extraordinarily prolific icon of Italian cinema, whose unmatched rapport with audiences stretched across a six-decade career.

By Pasquale Iannone

Bitter Rice: A Field in Italy

In Bitter Rice, Giuseppe De Santis focused his lens on the world of Italy’s female rice workers, for a story that’s part social commentary, part pulp melodrama—and introduced the world to a dazzling young actress named Silvana Mangano.

By Pasquale Iannone