My Favorite Pier Paolo Pasolini Films

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) 

2.   The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)

3.   Teorema (1968)

4.   Mamma Roma (1962)

5.   Oedipus Rex (1967)

6.   Arabian Nights (1974)

7.   Medea (1969)

8.   The Decameron (1971)

9.   Pigsty (1969)

10. The Canterbury Tales (1972)

11. Accattone (1961)

12. The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)

13. Love Meetings (1964)
(Documentary)

* * * * (Out of * * * *) (Short Cinema)

1.   Ro.Go.Pa.G (1963)
(Segment: “La ricotta”)
(Anthology Film)

2.   Love and Anger (1969)
(Segment: “The sequence of the paper flower”)
(Anthology Film)

3.   The Witches (1967)
(Segment: “The Earth Seen From The Moon”)
(Anthology Film)

2 thoughts on “My Favorite Pier Paolo Pasolini Films

  1. I have only seen three of these, all around the time of release, in London cinemas. ‘Salo’, ‘Decameron’, and ‘Canterbury Tales’. They were considered shocking at the time, but I found them interesting, and not as decadent as some critics considered them to be. I haven’t seen any of them since though.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  2. Pasolini was quite a controversial filmmaker and his last one Salo most certainly pushed a lot of buttons that even today can still feel outrageous. Nevertheless, I agree with you that it was all blown out of proportion. Anyway, thanks for dropping by 🙂

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