For the Love of the Tale: Matteo Garrone on Tale of Tales

By Paul Risker. Matteo Garrone’s Tale of Tales (2015), an adaptation of Italian poet Giambattista Basile’s collection of fairy tales Pentamerone (1634, The Tale of Tales otherwise known as Entertainment for Little Ones) could be seen as the filmmaker’s affectionate ode to storytelling. He journeys deep into the past to adapt early […]