La Dolce Vita
Here are the best movies that were based on Italy, take place there or were filmed there. If you enjoy foreign films that are not English or Hollywood, then you will absolutely love these, that not only were very successful but also helped shape the history of Italian cinema. Some of the best movies in the world are actually Italian! A 1960 movie directed and co-written by Federico Fellini, La Dolce Vita is the story of a journalist who searched for love in Rome. The movie is regarded as the most successful Italian film for many reasons, including a scene in the film that involves the couple jumping and swiming in the Trevi Fountain while in their suit and dress. This is one of the most memorable scenes in cinema history. If you want to try Italian cinema and also like older black and white films, then you should definitely begin with this one. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
It Started In Naples
The movie is set in Italy and tells the story of an American and Italian woman that traveled through the city of Naples. The movie included many beautiful picturesque and scenes that include scenes at sea. The movie star Vittorio De Sica, Clark Gable, and Sophia Loren. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Romance, travel, and thriller find a meeting point in this movie set in Venice. It stars two Hollywood greats, Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp, and follows a high excitement tour, and offer an endless presentation of impressive Italian architecture. The tourist was nominated for Golden Globe in 2010. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Under The Tuscan Sun
Divorce gets a new meaning in the movie Under The Tuscan Sun. A woman who was recently divorced buys an estate in Tuscany and tries to renovate it and turn it into her new home. The 2003 movie stars Diane Lane as Frances Mayes, who received a Golden Globe award for best performance by an actress. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
This 1973 Italian comedy-drama movie was directed by Federico Fellini. It is a semi-autobiographical tale about a boy growing around individual characters and involves a series of nostalgic and comedic vignettes in a 1930s Italian coastal town. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
While watching a movie about his village, a filmmaker reconnects with his childhood and falls in love with the projectionists. He returns home to Sicily, where he gets to discover an amazing relationship between his dreams as a child and the dynamics of the townspeople. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Set in the 1950’s Rome, this movie is both a star-studded adventure and acclaimed English language film. It follows the story of a princess who was on tour. She sneaks out to view the city on her own where she meets a reporter. What follows is fun and an adventurous affair that also involved riding a scooter. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
We Loved Each Other So Much
Acclaimed Italian movie set in the world war 3. This movie is about three people who became friends while they were fighting the Nazis. At the end of the war they settle down, then the disillusionment of life starts setting on them. The comedy-drama is directed by Ettore Scola. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Scent Of A Woman
The movie is about an army cadet assigned to a blind Italians captain. Both of them went on a journey where the captain meets old friends, but the cadet doesn’t know he is fulfilling a suicide path. Sara, the captain’s love enters the picture and everything changes. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Life Is Beautiful
Life is beautiful is an Italian movie released in 1997. The movie discusses the story of a Jewish Italian bookshop owner who uses his imagination, humor, and will to protect his son in the camps. Despite criticism, the movie won the Grand Prix at the 1998 Cannes festival.