M.D.D. has written 1 review for films rated ★★★★★ during 2022.

  • The Mattei Affair

    The Mattei Affair


    My first experience with director Francesco Rosi is the first time in a good, long while I've experienced a film that I knew had wrestled its way into my all-time favourites list before the the final frames had even rolled. This brilliantly edited fusion of docudrama montage and true-crime tension maintains a thrilling forward momentum in spite of its unconventional narrative structure, whizzing every which way in time through the life of an Italian oil tycoon of sorts whose controversial…