Benigni tells this  story like no other

Life is Beautiful (La vita è bella) by Roberto Benigni **** Guido Orefice, a Jewish Italian book keeper, who must employ his fertile imagination to shield his son from the horrors of internment in a Nazi concentration camp.

classic, classic, classic

La Dolce Vita Federico Fellini’s masterpiece, starring Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg, introduced the world to the term paparazzo as it revealed the decadent Rome of the Gucci and The Film Foundation funded its digital restoration in

Loved this.

Directed by Michael Radford, Massimo Troisi. With Massimo Troisi, Philippe Noiret, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Renato Scarpa. Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.

Light comedy. Go independent woman.

Pane e tulipani [Bread and Tulips] - Silvio Soldini 2000 - -- "When a married housewife is accidentally left behind while on vacation with her family, she decides to take a holiday of her own in Venice.

A favorite classic 1948  Ladri di biciclette (the bicycle thief)

Ladri di biciclette (The Bicycle Thief), directed by Vittorio De Sica, starred by Enzo Staiola and Lamberto Maggiorani

Anybody remember Anthony Quinn?

‘La Strada’ (Federico Fellini, - starring Anthony Quinn and Giulietta Masina. Won inaugural oscar for best foreign language film in

Good for practicing Italian

Good for practicing Italian

Fellini film

Federico Fellini’s Amarcord Beautiful artwork by San Francisco-based painter Caitlin Kuhwald

Anything with Mastroianni

Anything with Mastroianni