Films By Pietro Marcello

"In its meandering, melancholic and lovely portrait of the Campania region of Italy, Lost and Beautiful swims against the current of mainstream cinema." – Senses of Cinema ... In the southern Italian province of Caserta, an 18th-century palace has fallen into disrepair, tended to solely by local shepherd Tommaso Cestrone. Working for no pay and little acknowledgement, he is a man of integrity in a... Read more
Documentary and fiction is blurred to striking effect in this love story between a macho ex-con and a transsexual, former drug addict. ... Mary and Enzo's unusual union commenced behind prison bars and now plays out against the bruised backdrop of Genoa. The memories of this fading world - beautifully captured through a wealth of vintage footage of the waterfront city - act as a poetic counterpoin... Read more
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