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In 'Wondrous Boccaccio,' 14th Century Tales of Love and Humor

Italian filmmaking duo Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, brothers now in their 80s, have been making movies since the early 1960s, winning top prizes at the Cannes and Berlin film festivals for several, including Padre Padrone, The Night of the Shooting Stars, and Caesar Must Die. “Vittorio and I, after the war, he was 18, I was 16, went to the movies one day, and we saw a film by Rossellini about the war, the war that we ourselves had just survived,” Paolo Taviani said through an interpreter...

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