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Taviani Brothers’ “Wondrous Boccaccio” due out on DVD

  It’s just been announced that Film Movement distribution company will release the Taviani Brothers’ “Wondrous Boccaccio” on DVD June 21. From the dramatic music of the opening credits to the last frame of film, “Wondrous Boccaccio” is a poetic, surreal and yes, wondrous escape back in time. Based on stories written in the 14th century by Giovanni Boccaccio in “The Decameron,” the film depicts the dark ages of Tuscany during the plague when gravediggers couldn’t keep up with the demand. Iconic filmmakers, Paolo and Vittorio Taviani live up to their reputation by creating an atmosphere of loss, tragedy, fear, …

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