DVD Release: Wondrous Boccaccio

DVD Release Date: June 21, 2016
Price: DVD $24.95
Studio: Film Movement

With the 2015 historical comedy-drama Wondrous Boccaccio, the legendary directing team of Paolo and Vittorio Taviani (The Night of the Shooting Stars, Kaos) offers an evocative new take on Giovanni Boccaccio’s classic work The Decameron.

Wondrous Boccaccio

Wondrous Boccaccio

A paean to Italian history, art, and imagination and set against the backdrop of 14th century Florence, Wondrous Boccaccio captures the adventures of ten young men and women as they escape from plague-stricken Florence to the countryside and regale each other with bawdy tales of love, destiny and desire.

Following its premiere at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, the film rolled out to prestigious festivals across the globe, makes stops in Beijing, Munich, Vancouver, Göteborg, Tokyo, Karlovy Vary and, of course, various cities in Italy.

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.