Director: Giorgio Mangiamele
In Ninety-Nine Percent, Mangiamele's only comedy, Italian widower Joseph Pino and his young son Peter live a chaotic and deeply opposed life. However their relationship begins to heal as they embark on a quest to find Joseph a wife.
D/P Giorgio Mangiamele Dist NFSA TD 35mm/1963
Screens with The Spag, a portrait of growing up as a newly arrived migrant in 1950s Melbourne, revolving around Giovannino, a young Italian paperboy. When his father dies, his mother wants to return to Italy, but Giovannino wants to stay, despite always being the 'dago' and 'spag'.
D/P Giorgio Mangiamele Dist NFSA TD 35mm/1962
A murderer on the run finds refuge in the house of an unsuspecting potter and his daughter. The man and the girl fall in love but a jealous employee call the police. ... This simple tale is told with… More »
A sculptress living in a remote artists' compound provides refuge to a wounded stranger, setting the scene for a dangerous love triangle. ... When Margot provides the exhausted Nick with shelter, lit… More »
A portrait of growing up as a newly arrived migrant in 1950s Melbourne, The Spag revolves around Giovannino, a young Italian paperboy. When his father dies, his mother wants to return to Italy, but G… More »
Giorgia Mangiemele's post-war films express a unique cinematic perspective, and four of his most important films have now been fully restored and re-mastered by the National Film and Sound Archive (N… More »