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Pier Paolo Pasolini

Posted in 50 Directors Summary, Pier Paolo Pasolini on December 10, 2009 by Kanpoj K.

Pier Paolo Pasolini

He was born on 5 March 1922, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy  He wrote many poets, essays and novels before he started making film. His first film is Accattone (1961), based on his novel about pimp in the slums of Rome. He we arrested when he make the film Ro.Go.Pa.G. (1963) which claimed to contain a misbelief of god. His next film Il vangelo secondo Matteo (1964) was also a film about god but this time he tried to present the Biblical storty in a totally realistic style. This film later known as one of the most honest portray of Christ film. He produced many great films. He was murdered mysteriously on 2 November 1975 in Italy after completing the film Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma (1975).

His interesting films

Il vangelo secondo Matteo (1964)

Il Decameron (1971)

Il fiore delle mille e una notte (1974)

Giovani mariti (1958)

Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma (1975).