Italian Cinema Builds on Bumper Budgets to Up Quality, Be Bolder, Battle in International Markets

Venice Film Festival artistic director Alberto Barbera is adamant about his decision to place six Italian movies in this year’s 23-title festival lineup. “Nobody accused the French of […]

Saverio Costanzo on Why ‘Finally Dawn’ Starring Lily James as a 1950’s Diva is His Coming of Age Movie

Saverio Costanzo, who was last in the Venice competition in 2014 with Adam Driver-starrer “Hungry Hearts,” is back on the Lido with “Finally Dawn.” The 1950s-set film stars […]