Florence, Italy, 1348. As the plague ravages the city dwellers of Tuscany, a group of young men and women takes shelter in a remote villa in the hills surrounding Florence. Now living as a community, they decide to tell each other a story a day to take their minds off their precarious situation…
Paolo and Vittorio Taviani return after Cesar must die (2012, Golden Berlin Bear) to celebrate the power of youth, love and poetry in a colourful adaptation of The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio, a masterpiece of classical Italian literature.
The Hollywood Reporter
“The Taviani brothers are among the last titans of classic Italian cinema.”