A History of Italian Cinema

A History of Italian Cinema is the only comprehensive and up-to-date book on the subject available anywhere, in any language. It features new coverage from 1989 to the present including the Italian horror-film genre, Roberto Benigni ( Life Is Beautiful ), Bernardo Bertolucci ( Stealing Beauty ), Franco Zeffirelli ( Tea with Mussolini ), Michael Radford ( The Postman [ Il postino ]), Gabriele Salvatores ( Mediterraneo ), Maurizio Nichetti ( The Bicycle Thief ), Giuseppe Tornatore ( Cinema Paradiso , The Starmaker ), and much more. This book has been extensively revised and updated, to include all-new notes, bibliography, video and DVD information.