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Nanni Moretti

Nanni Moretti's 'Mia Madre' at Cannes: Coming to Terms With Loss

Karin Badt | Posted 05.17.2015 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Nanni Moretti's latest film Mia Madre is a solid emotional voyage into what it means to face a parent's imminent death. Margherita Buy plays a film director who is making a movie about striking workers in a factory while her beloved mother (played with great dignity by theater actress Giulia Lazzarini) begins her descent to death.

Rome in 24 Hours: A Cinematic Adventure in The Great Beauty

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.17.2014 | Travel
E. Nina Rothe

To truly view Paolo Sorrentino's Rome, one needs to do it with the same individualistic, somewhat aristocratic spirit of Jep Gambardella, the film's incredible and irreverent protagonist, played by Toni Servillo.

Interview: Director Nanni Moretti and We Have a Pope

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.06.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"People have expectations of my films, which I always try not to meet. Many people expected a frontal attack on the Vatican. But I didn't want to do that."

Movie review: We Have a Pope

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.03.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Thoughtful but funny in a low-key way, Nanni Moretti's We Have a Pope examines the idea of papal succession through a fictional story that reminds us ...

Politics and an Atheist's Pope: Nanni Moretti in the Spotlight, Part Two

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

We Have a Pope is a thought-provoking film attempting to shed light on the doubts that can be felt by a true leader.

Be Italian: Nanni Moretti's We Have a Pope

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.30.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Introducing a private screening of his new movie, We Have a Pope, this week, director Nanni Moretti stopped mid-sentence and walked up the aisle to kiss kiss his pal John Turturro.

Splendido Cinema: Nanni Moretti in the Spotlight, Part One

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.26.2012 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

At first glance, the real life Nanni Moretti could appear quite like the men he plays in his films.

Cannes 2011: Nanni Moretti's Comic Success Habemus Papam

Karin Badt | Posted 07.16.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

While some critics have seen Habemus Papam as a heretical critique of the Catholic Church, the parody goes farther: behind all pomp and circumstance is an empty hole.

Cannes 2011 Day Three: A Pope, A Pianist, A Philogoist and More!

Michael Giltz | Posted 07.14.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Here's a video update on the movies from days two and three at Cannes, followed by full print reviews for every film I saw on Day Three. HABE...