Le Monde: 8 Italian films among the 100 masterpieces of cinema
French daily Le Monde just made an end-of-year list of the 100 film masterpieces that, since 1944, have been best received by its critics. The list, made by Jacques Mandelbaum and Sébastien Carganico, includes 8 Italian films: Michelangelo Antonioni's L'avventura (1960), Federico Fellini's 8 ½ (1963), Marco Bellocchio's Fists in the Pocket (1965), Michelangelo Antonioni's Blow Up (1967), Pier Paolo Pasolini's Theorem (1968), Luigi Comencini's The Scientific Cardplayer (1972), Nanni Moretti's Dear Diary (1994), and Marco Bellocchio's Vincere (2009).
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