1961, 117m, 35mm, Italy

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Screened November 26, 2017

Bertolucci was 20 years old when he served as assistant director on Pasolini’s debut film, an experience he described like being present “at the birth of cinema.” Indeed, Pasolini’s still-bracing neorealist vision of a pimp whose business is threatened proved influential for its use of non-professional actors and Catholic imagery, blending the sacred and the profane.

In Italian with English subtitles

A film by Pier Paolo Pasolini