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The Decameron Details

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The Decameron was the first of director [[Performer~P105725~Pier Paolo Pasolini~pierpaolopasolini]]'s "trilogy of life." The film, based on the sexually supercharged tales of [[Performer~P316002~Boccaccio~giovanniboccaccio]], is a patchwork of many of [[Performer~P105725~Pasolini~pierpaolopasolini]]'s favorite themes. [[Performer~P105725~Pasolini~pierpaolopasolini]] himself plays the role of an aspiring fresco painter who is advised that his completed work will never be as satisfying as his dream of that work. The film is followed by [[Performer~P105725~Pasolini~pierpaolopasolini]]'s [[Feature~V8043~The Canterbury Tales~thecanterburytales]] and [[Feature~V2745~The Arabian Nights~thearabiannights]]. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:June 29, 1971
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