Tinto Brass

Giovanni Brass better known as Tinto Brass, is an Italian filmmaker. He is noted especially for his work in the erotic genre, with films such as Così fan tutte (released under the English title All Ladies Do It), Paprika, Monella (Frivolous Lola) and Trasgredire. On Sunday, 18 April 2010, he suffered an intracranial hemorrhage.

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Caligula (1979)

The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his fiendishly inventive means ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Teresa Ann Savoy  •  Helen Mirren  •  Peter O'Toole

The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his fiendishly inventive means ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Teresa Ann Savoy  •  Helen Mirren  •  Peter O'Toole

Paprika (1991)

DramaticFuturistic

A young country girl comes to town and works in a brothel in order to help her fiance get the money to start his own business. "Paprika" is the name given to her by the madam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Debora Caprioglio  •  Stéphane Ferrara  •  Martine Brochard  •  John Steiner

A young country girl comes to town and works in a brothel in order to help her fiance get the money to start his own business. "Paprika" is the name given to her by the madam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Debora Caprioglio  •  Stéphane Ferrara  •  Martine Brochard  •  John Steiner

Snack Bar Budapest (1988)

A lawyer, wanting to give meaning to his life, transforms an amusement park into an out-of-season health spa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Giancarlo Giannini  •  Philippe Léotard  •  François Négret  •  Raffaella Baracchi

A lawyer, wanting to give meaning to his life, transforms an amusement park into an out-of-season health spa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Giancarlo Giannini  •  Philippe Léotard  •  François Négret  •  Raffaella Baracchi

Who Works Is Lost (1963)

This picaresque stream-of-consciousness comedy follows a recently graduated draftsman, Bonifacio, who is offered a job by a large firm. The problem is that Bonifacio is a manic-depressive who is morally opposed to working for large firms - even morally opposed to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Sady Rebbot  •  Pascale Audret  •  Tino Buazzelli  •  Nando Angelini

This picaresque stream-of-consciousness comedy follows a recently graduated draftsman, Bonifacio, who is offered a job by a large firm. The problem is that Bonifacio is a manic-depressive who is morally opposed to working for large firms - even morally opposed to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Sady Rebbot  •  Pascale Audret  •  Tino Buazzelli  •  Nando Angelini

The Howl (1970)

A young bride escapes her wedding ceremony with a stranger and together they set off on an epic journey though increasingly bizarre lands. They encounter talking animals and mournful exhibitionists, converse with a discoursing rock, journey through a surrealist's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Tina Aumont  •  Gigi Proietti  •  Nino Segurini  •  Germano Longo

A young bride escapes her wedding ceremony with a stranger and together they set off on an epic journey though increasingly bizarre lands. They encounter talking animals and mournful exhibitionists, converse with a discoursing rock, journey through a surrealist's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Tina Aumont  •  Gigi Proietti  •  Nino Segurini  •  Germano Longo

P.O. Box Tinto Brass (1995)

Fantastical

This film is a series of letters, photos and video cassettes which women often send in to certain newspapers. By visualizing their story-telling (the name given by the psychologists to their fantasies) the film portrays the confessions, the secret longings, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Tinto Brass  •  Cinzia Roccaforte  •  Cristina Rinaldi  •  Erika Savastani

This film is a series of letters, photos and video cassettes which women often send in to certain newspapers. By visualizing their story-telling (the name given by the psychologists to their fantasies) the film portrays the confessions, the secret longings, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Tinto Brass  •  Cinzia Roccaforte  •  Cristina Rinaldi  •  Erika Savastani

The Key (1983)

After twenty years of marriage, art professor Nino Rolfe attempts to break down his wife Teresa's conventional modesty. Noticing her affection for their daughter's fiancé, Nino instigates her sexual interest in him as well. This sets off a chain of unexpected ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Stefania Sandrelli  •  Franco Branciaroli  •  Frank Finlay  •  Barbara Cupisti

After twenty years of marriage, art professor Nino Rolfe attempts to break down his wife Teresa's conventional modesty. Noticing her affection for their daughter's fiancé, Nino instigates her sexual interest in him as well. This sets off a chain of unexpected ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Stefania Sandrelli  •  Franco Branciaroli  •  Frank Finlay  •  Barbara Cupisti

Love & Passion (1987)

After the renewed flings with their former lovers prove to be disastrously unlike the romantic memories, an unfaithful couple returns to each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Francesca Dellera  •  Nicola Warren  •  Andy J. Forest  •  Luigi Laezza

After the renewed flings with their former lovers prove to be disastrously unlike the romantic memories, an unfaithful couple returns to each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Francesca Dellera  •  Nicola Warren  •  Andy J. Forest  •  Luigi Laezza

Action (1980)

Bruno is an idealistic hero who questions the meaning of life in this confusing and sometimes hallucinatory erotic drama. After a night in jail, he is gang-raped by punk rockers in a garbage dump. He later saves an old man who believes he is Garibaldi and a woman ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Luc Merenda  •  Adriana Asti  •  Susanna Javicoli  •  Paola Senatore

Bruno is an idealistic hero who questions the meaning of life in this confusing and sometimes hallucinatory erotic drama. After a night in jail, he is gang-raped by punk rockers in a garbage dump. He later saves an old man who believes he is Garibaldi and a woman ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Luc Merenda  •  Adriana Asti  •  Susanna Javicoli  •  Paola Senatore

Hold My Wrists Tight (1999)

A beautiful nun seeks advice from her doctor but little did she know he was about to show her a thing or two.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Martyn Cabell
CAST:  Tinto Brass  •  Emanuela Nay  •  Erika Savastani  •  Antonio Zequila

A beautiful nun seeks advice from her doctor but little did she know he was about to show her a thing or two.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Martyn Cabell
CAST:  Tinto Brass  •  Emanuela Nay  •  Erika Savastani  •  Antonio Zequila

Crazy Dog (2012)

Twenty years ago Marco's father was brutally murdered by a cold-blooded serial killer known as the Crazy Dog. Since then, he has been ceaselessly trying to unveil the chain of events that have resulted in dad's death. Marco contacts Raul Chinna, a well-known ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Petrucci
CAST:  Tony Allotta  •  Marta Bifano  •  Marco Bonetti  •  Fabrizio Bordignon

Twenty years ago Marco's father was brutally murdered by a cold-blooded serial killer known as the Crazy Dog. Since then, he has been ceaselessly trying to unveil the chain of events that have resulted in dad's death. Marco contacts Raul Chinna, a well-known ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Petrucci
CAST:  Tony Allotta  •  Marta Bifano  •  Marco Bonetti  •  Fabrizio Bordignon

I Miss Sonia Henie (1971)

One camera in one setting, one attic and eight young directors – the result is a unique Dadaistic collage of seven short sketches. The original task for each filmmaker was to keep each short under three minutes, to set it in one hotel room, and to include the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Buck Henry  •  Frederick Wiseman  •  Tinto Brass  •  Miloš Forman  •  Paul Morrissey  •  Dušan Makavejev  •  Karpo Aćimović-Godina  •  Mladomir 'Puriša' Đorđević
CAST:  Brooke Hayward  •  Sonja Henie  •  Buck Henry  •  Branko Milićević

One camera in one setting, one attic and eight young directors – the result is a unique Dadaistic collage of seven short sketches. The original task for each filmmaker was to keep each short under three minutes, to set it in one hotel room, and to include the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Buck Henry  •  Frederick Wiseman  •  Tinto Brass  •  Miloš Forman  •  Paul Morrissey  •  Dušan Makavejev  •  Karpo Aćimović-Godina  •  Mladomir 'Puriša' Đorđević
CAST:  Brooke Hayward  •  Sonja Henie  •  Buck Henry  •  Branko Milićević

My Wife (1964)

La mia signora (internationally released as My Wife) is a 1964 Italian comedy film directed by Tinto Brass, Mauro Bolognini and Luigi Comencini. It consists of five episodes, all starring Alberto Sordi and Silvana Mangano.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass  •  Mauro Bolognini  •  Luigi Comencini
CAST:  Alberto Sordi  •  Silvana Mangano  •  Claudio Gora  •  Maria Tedeschi

La mia signora (internationally released as My Wife) is a 1964 Italian comedy film directed by Tinto Brass, Mauro Bolognini and Luigi Comencini. It consists of five episodes, all starring Alberto Sordi and Silvana Mangano.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass  •  Mauro Bolognini  •  Luigi Comencini
CAST:  Alberto Sordi  •  Silvana Mangano  •  Claudio Gora  •  Maria Tedeschi

Lucignolo (1999)

Spatiodynamisme (1958)

Spatiodynamisme is six-minute silent color 16mm record of Nicolas Schöffer’s interactive robotic sculpture, CYSP 1, which reacted in unpredictable ways to light and color.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass  •  Nicolas Schöffer
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Spatiodynamisme is six-minute silent color 16mm record of Nicolas Schöffer’s interactive robotic sculpture, CYSP 1, which reacted in unpredictable ways to light and color.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass  •  Nicolas Schöffer
CAST: 

Kick the Cock (2008)

Fantastical

Kick the Cock is an old Dutch saying, meaning Peek in the Kitchen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Tinto Brass  •  Angelita Franco

Kick the Cock is an old Dutch saying, meaning Peek in the Kitchen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Tinto Brass  •  Angelita Franco

Private (2003)

Lies, subterfuge, betrayal and mischief. Fallo! is a collection of six stories based on the joys of sexuality and the eroticism of a new generation of women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Sara Cosmi  •  Massimiliano Caroletti  •  William De Vito  •  Guglielmo Aru

Lies, subterfuge, betrayal and mischief. Fallo! is a collection of six stories based on the joys of sexuality and the eroticism of a new generation of women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Sara Cosmi  •  Massimiliano Caroletti  •  William De Vito  •  Guglielmo Aru

A Magic Mirror (1994)

In 'A Magic Mirror' a femme fatale, looking sexily at herself in the mirror, recalls a highly sensual love-affair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Irene Grazioli  •  Tinto Brass

In 'A Magic Mirror' a femme fatale, looking sexily at herself in the mirror, recalls a highly sensual love-affair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Irene Grazioli  •  Tinto Brass

Vacation (1971)

Sleep-throughRomanticClassic

An allegedly insane woman is allowed to finally leave the madhouse to see if she is capable of functioning normally…  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Franco Nero  •  Leopoldo Trieste  •  Corin Redgrave

An allegedly insane woman is allowed to finally leave the madhouse to see if she is capable of functioning normally…  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Franco Nero  •  Leopoldo Trieste  •  Corin Redgrave

Dropout (1970)

Italian immigrant kidnaps a wealthy British woman, and they fall in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Franco Nero  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Gigi Proietti  •  Frank Windsor

Italian immigrant kidnaps a wealthy British woman, and they fall in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Franco Nero  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Gigi Proietti  •  Frank Windsor
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