My Big Gay Italian Wedding

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  Loosely based on the long-running off-Broadway play of the same name My Big Gay Italian Wedding is one of those affectionate feel-good comedies that are perfect for a date night.  Well, as marriage is involved, maybe not for a first date. Antonio (Diego Abatantuono ) and Paolo (Salvatore Esposito ) are two ex-pat Italians happily living together … Continue reading



Let Yourself Go

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This is one of those old-fashioned screwball comedies that Hollywood may have given up on, but seemingly is still a film genre that has a place in Italian cinema This is the tale of a 60-ish-year-old Jewish psychoanalyst  Elio (Toni Servillo) who is so bored with most of his patients that he is quietly tucking into pastries … Continue reading





Varichina-the true story of the fake life of Lorenzo de Santis

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In the 1970’s Lorenzo de Santis was ‘the only gay in the village’ in Bari an economical depressed port town in Southern Italy. Well, he was the only known homosexual at that time, and by all accounts he was so openly flamboyant that he probably made up for the rest of them still hidden in … Continue reading



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