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La macchinazione (2016)

In the summer of '75 Pier Paolo Pasolini's film, "Salò", is stolen from the lab where he is editing it. This is just the first step of an intricate plan that will bring the great poet to his violent death.

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In the summer of '75 Pier Paolo Pasolini's film, "Salò", is stolen from the lab where he is editing it. This is just the first step of an intricate plan that will bring the great poet to his violent death.

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When meeting Massimo Ranieri for a football match Pier Paolo Pasolini was astounded at their resemblance. See more »

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References Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970) See more »

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Written by Roger Waters, Richard Wright (as Rick Wright), Nick Mason (as Nicholas Mason) and David Gilmour and Ron Geesin
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La Macchinazione: to know a man who was trying to investigate his time
8 December 2016 | by See all my reviews

This film has deeply impressed me. I have never been so sad after seeing a movie. I had tears in my eyes after the last scene and a strong sense of hardship. David Grieco, many thanks for the courage. The actors are all very good, especially the protagonist. I understood many things, and I knew better the story of Pasolini. Incredible how important is this intellectual, this man who cared about understanding his time. I think we have a great opportunity to understand our time too through this film. The scene that struck me mostly is the one in which Pasolini releases an interview with a French journalist. I also appreciate the next one, in which Pasolini has the vision of our digital age, I think that both scenes are very representative of our condition.


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