Questions for Romanzo di una strage (Novel of a massacre)
While watching Romanzo di una strage, please
- Take a note of what you do not understand and on what you would like to comment on.
- Try to identify and follow law enforcement officers, anarchists, neofascists, politicians, magistrates, journalists. What are the relations between these groups?
- By what means is the historical and socio-cultural context reconstructed? In what ways do "the strategy of tension" and "the historical compromis" play out in the film?
- What situations or aspects of the film evoke and illuminate Pasolini's article ("I know," originally titled "Romanzo di una strage"?)