The 10th Victim (La Decima Vittima, The Tenth Victim)
(Country: Italy, France; Year: 1965; Director: Elio Petri)
This explosively colorful, pop-art spectacle takes place in the near future, when war has been abolished and excess aggression is vented through participation in a game of killers and victims organised by the Ministry of the Hunt.
The Assassin (L'Assassino)
(Country: Italy; Year: 1961; Director: Elio Petri; Stars: Marcello Mastroianni)
An unscrupulous Roman antique dealer is accused of murdering one of his lovers.
Elio Petri: Notes On A Filmmaker (Elio Petri…Appunti Su Un Autore)
(Country: Italy; Year: 2005; Director: Federico Bacci, Nicola Guarneri, Stefano Leone; Stars: Paola Petri, Ennio Morricone, Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave)
An acclaimed look at the career of the seminal, if nearly-forgotten, Italian filmmaker based on the reminiscences of friends and colleagues.
Good News (Buone Notizie)
(Country: Italy; Year: 1979; Director: Elio Petri)
The tale of a paranoid TV station employee.
Investigation Of A Citizen Above Suspicion (Indagine Su Un Cittadino Al Di Sopra Di Ogni Sospetto )
(Country: Italy; Year: 1969; Director: Elio Petri; Stars: Gian Maria Volonté)
A police inspector who murders his lover in cold blood, then deliberately leaves clues at the scene of the crime in order to demonstrate his own untouchability.
Numbered Days ( I giorni contati)
(Country: Italy; Year: 1962; Director: Elio Petri; Writer: Tonino Guerra, Elio Petri, Elio Petri, Carlo Romano, Tonino Guerra; Stars: Salvo Randone, Franco Sportelli, Regina Bianchi, Marcella Valeri, Alberto Amato, Angela Minervini, Giulio Battiferri, Renato Maddalena, Vittorio Bottone, Lando Buzzanca, Aldo Pini, Vittorio Donati, Pasquale Esposito, Vincenzo Falanga, Egidio Porzia)
After witnessing someone his own age die suddenly, a plumber begins to question his existence.
Only One Name In The Headlines ( Soltanto un nome nei titoli di testa)
(Country: Italy; Year: 2008; Director: Daniele Di Biasio; Stars: Massimo Ghini, Carlo Lizzani, Franco Nero, Enrico Vanzina)
Documentary portrait of screenwriter and author Ugo Pirro, one of Elio Petri’s consistent collaborators.
The Property Is No Longer A Theft (La proprietà non è più un furto)
(Country: Italy, France; Year: 1973; Director: Elio Petri; Writer: Elio Petri, Ugo Pirro; Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Flavio Bucci, Daria Nicolodi, Mario Scaccia, Orazio Orlando, Julien Guiomar, Cecilia Polizzi, Jacques Herlin, Ada Pometti, Pierluigi D'Orazio, Luigi Antonio Guerra, Gino Milli, Gigi Proietti, Salvo Randone, Elena Fabrizi)
Bank employee Total suffers from a physical allergy to money. Convinced that wealth and the wealthy are the root of all injustice, he decides to attack the depraved system by systematically stealing items (never money) possessed by a rich and unscrupulous butcher.
A Quiet Place In The Country (Un tranquillo posto di campagna)
(Country: Italy, France; Year: 1968; Director: Elio Petri; Writer: Tonino Guerra, Elio Petri, Luciano Vincenzoni, Elio Petri; Stars: Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave, Georges Géret, Gabriella Boccardo, Madeleine Damien, Valerio Ruggeri, Rita Calderoni, Renato Menegotto, Arnaldo Momo, Sara Momo, Otello Cazzola, Constantino De Luca, Marino Bagiola, Piero De Franceschi, Camillo Besenzon)
An abstract painter goes on retreat but has his voluntary seclusion interrupted by a bizarre guest.
(Country: Italy, France; Year: 1976; Director: Elio Petri; Writer: Leonardo Sciascia, Elio Petri, Berto Pelosso; Stars: Gian Maria Volonté, Marcello Mastroianni, Mariangela Melato, Ciccio Ingrassia, Franco Citti, Cesare Gelli, Tino Scotti, Adriano Amidei Migliano, Giancarlo Badessi, Mario Bartoli, Nino Costa, Guerrino Crivello, Marcello Di Falco, Giulio Donnini, Aldo Farina)
We Still Kill The Old Way (A Ciascuno Il Suo)
(Country: Italy; Year: 1967; Director: Elio Petri)
Two men are shot during a hunt near an Italian seaside village. Their fellow citizens, whose behavior and very consciousness are thoroughly permeated by the existence of the Mafia, consider the murder a crime of passion.
The Working Class Goes To Heaven ( La Classe Operaia Va In Paradiso)
(Country: Italy; Year: 1971; Director: Elio Petri)
An injury transforms the life of an assembly line worker.