Frivolous LolaJanuary 21, 1998
The story takes place in northern Italy in the 1950's. Lola and Masetto are about to get married. Masetto wants to keep Lola as a virgin until they are married. But Lola is impatient to remain in chastity until the wedding night. She wants to be sure that Masetto is a good lover, before she commits herself into marriage. She does everything to trick Masetto into breaking the moral tradition.
The RaffleNovember 15, 1991
Francesca, an incredibly beautiful woman, after the death of her husband discovers his unfaithfulness and huge amount of debts he left. Cesare is Francesca's best friend, he is a solicitor. Following his advice Francesca starts selling all her goods, like the house, jewels, furs and finally also the yacht. By doing this she is able to survive for the rest of the year, but has no prospects for the future and every attempt to get a job fails. Finally she makes a decision to set up a lottery in which the prize is her.
The White SlaveJanuary 1, 1936
A wealthy colonist and his handsome foreman help the natives to exploit their land . The colonist's daughter falls in love with a handsome Andrea. The father disapprove of their relationship. Andrea is fired. He runs away with one of the natives. To make sure the boy will stay with her, the black woman gives him a "magic" potion. Andrea becomes her white slave .
People of the Po ValleyAugust 31, 1947
A documentary short detailing the life of Italians living on the Po River in the 1940s.
L'avventuriera del piano di sopraOctober 20, 1941
A comedy in which a young lawyer, with a very jealous wife, ends up hosting a woman from his building for a night, with strange consequences
The Last WagonDecember 2, 1943
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Seven Reeds, One SuitJanuary 1, 1949
A short documentary on the production of rayon, shot in Torviscosa (Italy). It portrays the production of this new synthetic fabric in the small town of Torviscosa, entirely built following strict fascist canons.