It is broadcast on Rai 3 Pasolini women, a documentary film directed by Eugenio Capoccio and narrated by Giuseppe Battiston, to tell the life and world of Pier Paolo Pasolini starting from his relationship with womanhood, with a focus on the most important women in his life, from his beloved mother Susanna Colossi to Maria Callas. and Laura Petit, Oriana Fallaci, and Jovana Pemborade.
Set in the lands of Friuli Venezia Giulia, where Pasolini spent his childhood and youth, the documentary reinterprets the life of the great director, writer, poet and playwright in an unprecedented way, assuming a point of view not used before and intersecting different narrative methods.
Pasolini womenNew light on the poet’s life
To recount the life of Pier Paolo Pasolini, linked in Battiston’s voice, are the men and women the poet knew, his lands, and lived. The documentary is inspired by the autographed writings of the great director, surrounded by testimonies from the people of Friuli and from the great friends who shared success with Pasolini.
There are writer’s stories Dacia Mirrorini, who was a great friend of Pasolini, Emmanuel Trevi, Liliana Cavani and David Greco. Again, back with tutuAnd Albert MoraviaAnd Nineto Davoli E Eduardo Defilipo which greatly influenced the life and poetry of Pier Paolo Pasolini. Although it would be more correct to say spirits, for Pasolini’s presence was nothing but linear.
From a childhood hardened by economic hardship to a difficult relationship with a father, strange and difficult towards homosexuality that his son did not accept. Until the scandal and the trial that followed the events of Ramoscello in 1949. Then the political commitment and literary successes, life as an artist in Rome and the transition to the week of cinematic art. Next to him, always present, are all the women in his life.
The inspirations of Pier Paolo Pasolini
“You are the only one in the world who knows, from my heart, what it has always been like, before any other love.” Pier Paolo Pasolini wrote in rest mompoetry which clearly testifies to the relationship of affection, almost dependence, which the poet had with her Susanna’s mother. Susanna who was his refuge and protection, the only one capable of understanding him in that small, cruel and fanatical old world, in which his soul as an artist was confined.
“Apart from my mother, she is the only woman I have ever loved,” the poet-director refers to Maria Callas instead. An impossible and immersive relationship is born between the two artists on the Medea set. He loved him dearly, and he also reciprocated in his own way. But Pasolini was homosexual and this relationship could not have turned out the way the great singer had hoped.
Laura Petty For Pier Paolo Pasolini, he was his bold, daring alter ego. Both thirsting for revolution and change, Pierre Paolo suffered while Laura was fighting. They were two similar opposites attracting each other, inseparable, beyond life and death. Since Pasolini’s death, Betty – the muse of Bertolucci, Scola and Amelio – has not stopped fighting to do justice to the memory of his friend.
“We immediately became friends, we are impossible friends. That is, I, an ordinary woman and you, an abnormal man, at least according to the hypocritical canons of so-called civilization “, wrote Oriana Fallaci to her friend Pier Paolo Pasolini. There was an attraction between the two, no one resisted the poet’s charm, but above all there was an artistic complicity. They met, dined and read poetry. Celebrating that bittersweet life that very large souls are forced into.
Giovannona called her Pierre Paolo, that strange friend of hers Giovanna Pimborad. Although unique and special, a child prodigy who at the age of 13 had already translatedstubbornalone in just over a month. A poetess with countless talents, she pretended to be a lesbian in the 1940s solely for the sake of political goals, to fight discrimination. Paladin of Pride ante tempore, it is not surprising that the poet loved her madly.
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