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Antonio Monda

Antonio Monda teaches in the Film and Television Department at New York University. He is the director of several documentaries as well as the feature film Dicembre. He is the artistic director of the literary festival Le Conversazioni. A columnist for Vogue and RAI and a regular contributor to the cultural pages of La repubblica, he is the author of several books, most recently the novel La casa sulla roccia.

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Il sorpasso: Italy, Dark and Light

The Italian cinema expert describes the immense popularity of Dino Risi’s film in its home country, and the way it deepened the commedia all’italiana genre.

By Antonio Monda

Remembering Suso Cecchi D’Amico
The great, beloved screenwriter Suso Cecchi D’Amico died this past weekend at the age of ninety-six. A longtime collaborator of Luchino Visconti’s (they’re pictured together above), including on the epic The Leopard (1963), Cecchi D’Amico wor…

By Antonio Monda