Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Actors: Franco Citti, Ninetto Davoli and Jovan Jovanovic
Language: Italian (English Subs)
Country: Italy | France | West Germany
Also known as: Il Decameron, Le Décaméron, Decamerone
Description: Painter Giotto (Franco Citti from Oedipus Rex) cruising on the roads of Italy of the emerging Renaissance in search of harmony and truth. Giotto is witnessing a variety of life stories and greedily absorbs experiences in a changing, multi-faceted reality. This reality – happy or sad, harsh or frivolous filled with a powerful element of love and lust for life, triumphant despite centuries of prejudices and taboos.
Review: “Decameron” Boccaccio – the pearl of the world literature. More surprising that in many Western countries, this product was banned almost to the mid-20th century. Although, if you look on the other hand, there is nothing surprising here is just not: so make fun of the Catholic clergy, as did Boccaccio, no one else dared.