RoGoPaG (1963) - Rotten Tomatoes

RoGoPaG (1963)

RoGoPaG (1963)

RoGoPaG

TOMATOMETER

——

——

AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

RoGoPaG Trailers & Photos

Movie Info

RoGoPaG is an omnibus of short films by Roberto Rossellini, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Ugo Gregoretti and Jean- Luc Godard. Each episode is introduced by a quotation from the Bible which the episode illustrates with a fiction of contemporary life. Rossellini's film, "Illibatezza" ("Virginity"), is the tale of Anna-Maria Rosanna Schiaffino, a beautiful, demure stewardess courted by Joe, an American businessman on a trip to Bangkok. Pasolini's film, "La Ricotta" ("Ricotta Cheese"), concerns a film crew shooting the passion of Christ. The film's director, played by Orson Welles, gives a hilarious interview to a journalist who comes on the set. The scenes from the passion are shot as recreations of renaissance paintings and the landscapes are filled with beautiful boys. Godard's "Il Nuovo Mondo" ("The New World") follows a couple, played by Jean-Marc Bory and Alexandra Stewart, whose relationship ends just after an atomic bomb is exploded high over Paris. The film uses the Paris of the early 1960s as the city of some indefinite future, a technique Godard would use again in Alphaville. Gregoretti's contribution "Il Polo Ruspante" ("The Free Range Chicken") cuts between a speech by a marketing expert (Ugo Tognazzi) and a family's Sunday outing. The expert speaks on mechanisms for promoting sales by keeping the consumer dissatisfied. The family takes a drive through traffic, negotiates an impersonal highway restaurant, and considers buying some land.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
Directed By: , , ,
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 15, 1995
Runtime:

News & Interviews for RoGoPaG

Critic Reviews for RoGoPaG

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

Ultimately more interesting than satisfying.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

The four filmmakers lend their names for the omnibus title, plus a prankish sketch each on the dangers of modernism

Full Review… | March 21, 2010
CinePassion

Audience Reviews for RoGoPaG

A collection of four films by Rossellini, Godard, Pasolini and Gregoretti that has only been released in the US on VHS. Pasolini's entry, "La Ricotta" is a brilliant examination on religion but due to an outdated law which was still on the books in Italy at the time of the film's creation he (Pasolini) was jailed for defying the church of the state. A balanced collection of work from the other directors but this short is amongst the finest work of Pasolini's career.

RoGoPaG Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss RoGoPaG on our Movie forum!