Pasolini openly criticized the government, the Church, the right and the left — anywhere he saw a wrong. Pier Paolo Pasolini: Subversive Prophet is on view February 12–May 31.
The first of a three-part retrospective of Pasolini’s films began at Metrograph, starting at the end of Pasolini’s career with the films that are among his most conflicted, comic, and punishing.
Sometimes you get to know writers best in their minor works; a commissioned text can disclose more than an obsessively personal project.
LONDON — American director Abel Ferrara’s newest film documents the final 24 hours of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s life in an intelligent way, without rhetoric or prudery.
ROME– Pier Paolo Pasolini is the JFK of Italy: a figure of courage and freedom for some; for others, a polarizing symbol of moral dissolution. His death, forty years ago this year, is still a source of debate.
Today is the final day of a wonderful exhibition that crept into town during the holiday crush and threatens to leave just as quietly, after little more than a three-week run.