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The Decameron

Released 1971
Distributor United Artists

Nine 14th-century scatological stories from Boccaccio’s Decameron form the basis of the first entry in Pier Paolo Pasolini’s “Trilogy of Life”, followed by The Canterbury Tales and Arabian Nights. Trailers from Hell welcomes filmmaker Bernard Rose to its guru ranks with his thoughts about this typically eye catching Alberto Grimaldi production, complete with Morricone score.

About Bernard Rose

Bernard Rose was one of the pioneering music video directors in the early days of MTV,  shooting Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, and Red Red Wine for UB40. Rose’s feature credits as writer and director include Paperhouse, Candyman, Immortal Beloved, Ivansxtc, Anna Karenina, and Two Jacks. He is currently in postproduction on Paganini:  The Devil’s Violinist. You can check out his work at bernardrosedirector.com.