Country Focus: Italy
Italy - International Film Guide Survey
by Lorenzo Codelli
30/01/2009 - In Italy, it is mainly the festivals, from the Alps to Sicily, that feature most of the non-commercial films screened in Italian cinemas.
Italy’s annual output of approximately eighty films remains scandalously divided into two echelons: at one end, a dozen guaranteed blockbusters, widely released for Christmas, Easter or the early November holidays; at the other, all the remaining films, parsimoniously screened for elite audiences, or through festivals, late-night TV and DVD releases.
Read the survey published by the International Film Guide:
Survey - Italy