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Films By Pier Paolo Pasolini

One of the year's most personal films, unmistakably the work of its creator - writer turned directo, Pier Paolo Pasolini - Mamma Roma is about an ageing prostitute who breaks from her pimp in an attempt to reform her son and get him a respectable job as a waiter. Pasolini has discovered for himself ... Read more
A two-part allegory in which eros and religion merge in an up-to-date context. Teorema employs the premise that a sudden revelation of possible human self-fulfillment can permanently mar the upper-strata of society and exalt its substrata. ... A young university student is the guest at the house of ... Read more
Hawks and Sparrows is Pier Paolo Pasolini's only full length comedy, and his last film to be made in black and white. ... It is the story of two characters, a father and son, who represent two generations of Italian society and life, wandering around the countryside. They travel with a talking ... Read more
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