Item Details

The Divine Comic: The Cinema of Roberto Benigni

Carlo Celli
Format
Book
Published
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2001.
Language
English
Variant Title
Cinema of Roberto Benigni
Series
Filmmakers Series
ISBN
0810840006 (c : alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1 Biographical Summary 1
  • Ancient Tuscan Origins 8
  • Benigni and Dante 10
  • 2 Benigni's Cioni Persona, from Theater to Film 15
  • 3 Cioni on Film
  • Berlinguer ti voglio bene/Berlinguer I Love You 23
  • 4 Cioni on Television
  • Onda libera/Free Wave, Vita da Cioni/Cioni's Dog Life 33
  • Later Television Appearances 38
  • 5 Film Apprenticeships and Cameos, 1979-1989
  • Four Cameos in 1979 43
  • Renzo Arbore 43
  • Marco Ferreri: Chiedo asilo/Seeking Asylum 45
  • Cesare Zavattini 46
  • Citti and Echoes of Pasolini: Il minestrone 47
  • Jim Jarmusch: Down by Law and Night on Earth 49
  • Federico Fellini: La voce della luna/The Voice of the Moon 51
  • 6 Benigni's Religious Parody on Stage
  • Little Devil Meets Schopenhauer 55
  • 7 Benigni as Director
  • Religious Parody and Tu mi turbi/You Bother Me 63
  • Stopping Columbus with Troisi: Non ci resta che piangere/Nothing Left to Do but Cry 67
  • From Bertolucci to Cerami 72
  • 8 Cioni in the City: Part 1
  • Il piccolo diavolo/The Little Devil 77
  • 9 Cioni in the City: Part 2
  • Johnny Stecchino 83
  • 10 Cioni in the City: Part 3
  • Il mostro/The Monster 87
  • 11 La vita e bella/Life Is Beautiful 97
  • Homage to Chaplin 101
  • Tackling a Fascist Past with Childhood Innocence 103
  • Intellectuals and Riddles 108
  • Fable versus Realism 111
  • Interview with Roberto Benigni / conducted by Carlo Celli 127
  • Benigni on La vita e bella/Life Is Beautiful / conducted by Vanina Pezzetti 150.
Description
175 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Includes filmography.
Series Statement
Filmmakers series no. 85
Technical Details
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