Queerguru reviews Ferzan Özpetek’s NUOVO OLIMPO a passionate queer relationship spread over some 30 years as it struggles to fulfill its potential.

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    Ferzan Özpetek’s feature film Hamam aka  [Steam: The Turkish Bath] in 1997 is one of those movie-making debuts that stick in your memory.  In it, Özpetek takes a mesmerizing look at how special places and people can transform other people. This romantic drama film is a haunting joy Since then this Italian/Turkish queer … Continue reading

The Goddess of Fortune : the latest excellent gay dramedy from Ferzan Özpetek

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  If Ferzan Özpetek is not Queerguru’s favorite queer Italian filmmaker, then  he is definitely near the top of our list.  This Turkish born Italian captured our attention with Hamam (Steam: The Turkish Baths) in 1997.  He then when on to capture  our hearts with his multi-award winning The Ignorant Fairies (released in the US/UK … Continue reading

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