RFF2018: American Animals

RFF2018: American Animals

Bart Layton elevates crime drama to thrilling heights 

In American Animals’ opening scene, screenwriter and director Bart Layton starts joking with the caption “This is not based on a true story”. Then “not based on” disappears and you suddenly know …

RFF2018: The Winners

RFF2018: The Winners

Edoardo De Angelis’ drama The Vice of Hope wins People’s Choice Award, James Gardner’s Jellyfish triumphs as Best Film in the section Alice Nella Città 

The Vice of Hope by Edoardo De Angelis won BNL People’s Choice Award at the …

RFF2018: Three Identical Strangers

RFF2018: Three Identical Strangers

Tim Wardle brings to Rome Film Festival an entertaining yet shocking documentary about triplets separated at birth 

Tim Wardle brings to Rome Film Festival the extraordinary yet disturbing documentary Three Identical Strangers, a CNN Films project which dusts off …

RFF2018: Boy Erased

RFF2018: Boy Erased

Lucas Hedges shines in Joel Edgerton’s solid gay conversion drama 

Gay conversion therapy is a sensitive topic to handle but also one of the favorite of this season: after the triumph at Sundance Film Festival of female-driven The Miseducation of

RFF2018: The Little Drummer Girl

RFF2018: The Little Drummer Girl

Park Chan-wook makes his TV debut behind the camera directing a John le Carré adaptation 

It’s hard to replicate a multiple award-winning series such as The Night Manager, but John le Carré sons, who lead the production company The

RFF2018’s Close Encounters: Cate Blanchett

RFF2018’s Close Encounters: Cate Blanchett

Highlights from the one-hour onstage conversation with the australian actress 

The two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett took center stage yesterday at the Rome Film Festival: in the morning the actress presented Eli Roth’s The House with the Clock in its

RFF2018: Bad Times at the El Royale

RFF2018: Bad Times at the El Royale

Drew Goddard returns to the director’s chair with a smart and unpredictable noir thriller 

Some people remeber Drew Goddard for his 2012 directorial debut, The Cabin in the Woods, but they forget that the american filmmaker is also a …