Films By Aurelio Grimaldi

Acla is a harrowing yet lyrical film whichtranscends the genre of social realism and the workers' epic, attaining the heights of almost operatic beauty. Illuminated with incandescent imagery and stunning music, this tale of 11-year-old Ada —a young boy sold by his father to digger Caramazza, to work in the Floristella sulphur mine for five years — is set in Sicily in the 1930s and explores a reali... Read more
At the conclusion of Aureiio Grimaldi's Neroiio a title appears stating that: "The events and characters described in this film are the fruit of the director's imagination." For Grimaldi, whether the poet/film director he depicts resem­bles Pier Paolo Pasolini or not is a moot ques­tion. At best, this is Grimaldi's Pasolini, a representation that cannot be compared to the 'real' Pasolini. ... In a... Read more
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