Capital Celluloid 2022 — Day 241: Wed Aug 31

The Decameron (Pasolini, 1971): Prince Charles Cinema, 6.10pm

This film is part of a Pier Paolo Pasolini season. Full details here.

Chicago Reader review:
Pier Paolo Pasolini’s 1971 film of ten tales from the Boccaccio classic represents the first part of his celebrated “trilogy of life,” which also includes the less enjoyable The Canterbury Tales and the more enjoyable (though equally questionable) Arabian Nights. Working with an Italian classic, he seems less inclined to transform his material, though what emerges is entertaining, if only in a mild way—rather like Playboy‘s “Ribald Tales.”
Jonathan Rosenbaum

Here (and above) is the trailer.

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