"The Spider's Stratagem"
Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
The breakthrough film
of Bertolucci is an extremely atmospheric puzzler, based on a short story by Jorge Luis
Borges. A young man visits the provincial town where his anti-Fascist father was
assassinated 30 years earlier, and is rejected by the populace at every turn. With Giulio
Brogi and Alida Valli, and beautiful cinematography by Vittorio Storaro. Italian with