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<i>I racconti di Canterbury (The Canterbury Tales)</i>. 1972. Italy. Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini
  • The Canterbury Tales

    1972. Italy. Pier Paolo Pasolini. 123 min.

Intro by Simon Abrams, freelance film critic
Friday, January 4, 2013, 8:00 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
  • The Canterbury Tales

    1972. Italy. Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini. With Pier Paolo Pasolini, Hugh Griffith, Josephine Chaplin, Laura Betti. “The images are often bewitching, with Tonino Delli Colli’s colour photography and Dante Ferretti’s art direction. Among the few studio interiors, for instance, the set for Geoffrey Chaucer’s study is given the determined exploratory perspective of a medieval painting by the use of a chequered floor and other convergent, geometrical forms. Mostly, however, the film uses actual locations, selected with no scholarship about period, but with a flair which gives exciting new aspects to familiar places” (David Robinson, The Times, June 15, 1973). In Italian; English subtitles. 123 min.

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Image: I racconti di Canterbury (The Canterbury Tales). 1972. Italy. Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini