Pasolini in New York

Pier Paolo Pasolini, Giuseppe Cardillo, Luigi Fontanella


The Film Desk, 2020. Paperback, 76pp., 5 x 6.5 inches


In-depth interview with director, poet, critic, and political activist Pier Paolo Pasolini, conducted in New York in 1969. In that year, Pasolini visited the city for the second time (his previous visit had been in 1966 for the New York Film Festival) and was interviewed by Guiseppe Cardillo, the longtime director of Instituto Italiano di Cultura of New York. In this wide ranging conversation, Pasolini discusses his childhood, his move to Rome, religion, Jean-Luc Godard, Marxism and the sequence shot.

Second edition of 300 copies.