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Cinema of
Italy
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1910s
1910 1911 1912 1913 1914
1915 1916 1917 1918 1919
1920s
1920 1921 1922 1923 1924
1925 1926 1927 1928 1929
1930s
1930 1931 1932 1933 1934
1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
1940s
1940 1941 1942 1943 1944
1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
1950s
1950 1951 1952 1953 1954
1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
1960s
1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
1970s
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974
1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980s
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990s
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000s
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

A list of films produced in Italy in 1959:

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1959
Caltiki - il mostro immortale Riccardo Freda John Merivale, Didi Perego, Daniela Rocca, Gerard Herter Horror
Hercules and the Queen of Lydia (Ercole e la regina di Lidia) Pietro Francisci Steve Reeves, Sylva Koscina, Sylvia Lopez Sword and sandal
The Magliari (I Magliari) Francesco Rosi Alberto Sordi, Renato Salvatori, Belinda Lee Drama
General della Rovere (Il generale della Rovere) Roberto Rossellini Vittorio De Sica, Sandra Milo Drama Golden Lion winner. Academy Award nominee for best script. It's about WWII
Kapò Gillo Pontecorvo Susan Strasberg, Laurent Terzieff, Emmanuelle Riva Holocaust Academy Award nominee
The Great War (La grande guerra) Mario Monicelli Commedia all'italiana Golden Lion winner. It's about the Italians in the World War I
The Facts of Murder (Un maledetto imbroglio) Pietro Germi Pietro Germi, Claudia Cardinale, Franco Fabrizi, Eleonora Rossi Drago, Saro Urzì, Nino Castelnuovo Crime drama
The Law (La Legge) Jules Dassin Gina Lollobrigida, Pierre Brasseur, Marcello Mastroianni
Violent Summer (Estate violenta) Valerio Zurlini Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jacqueline Sassard, Eleonora Rossi Drago Drama Love affair set in the summer of 1943, very important changes in the Military history of Italy during World War II. 2 Nastro d'Argento
Il vedovo Dino Risi Alberto Sordi, Franca Valeri Commedia all'italiana
Love and Larceny (Il mattatore) Dino Risi Vittorio Gassman, Dorian Gray, Anna-Maria Ferrero Commedia all'italiana
Bad Girls Don't Cry (La notte brava) Mauro Bolognini Rosanna Schiaffino, Elsa Martinelli, Laurent Terzieff Drama Written and adapated from his own novel by Pier Paolo Pasolini
Il magistrato Luigi Zampa José Suárez, Jacqueline Sassard, Claudia Cardinale Drama
Tre straniere a Roma Claudio Gora Claudia Cardinale Romantic comedy
Vento del sud Enzo Provenzale Renato Salvatori, Claudia Cardinale, Romolo Valli Mafia drama
Policarpo Mario Soldati Entered into the 1959 Cannes Film Festival
Wolves of the Deep Silvio Amadio Entered into the 9th Berlin International Film Festival
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