November 15, 2020
It was the 200th when Over time, the show, as its title says, has become a cult broadcast for cinephiles. The originality with which the seventh art was treated was in fact in the Italian television panorama. Well, it now seems that the journey that began twenty years ago is coming to an end. Giusti himself describes the situation with bitterness, through the columns of Repubblica.program dedicated to cinema fans, created by Marco Giusti .
The author explained to the newspaper that thedo not intend to give space to Stracult yet, at least in the capacity that the program has had up to now. The show has always analyzed outgoing films, b-movies in a very particular way and in general focuses on goodies that often the information channels of the sector do not give a voice. All this seems to have now come to an end.
One of the reasons would be directly 'attributable' to Giusti who has reached retirement age. However, if desired, this would not be an insurmountable obstacle since in Rai it has never been a problem to have 'dated' people work. After that there would be thewhich is pushing everyone to review plans and budgets. However, underlines Giusti, the ratings would have nothing to do with the decision to
. Giusti added that it is beyond doubt that his projects do not find meeting points with the current leaders of the . On the other hand, he argues that it would not even make sense to give Stracult a completely new look without involving him, as being the show identified with his face, it would be a senseless decision.
The fact is that the situation now seems to have turned on a track of no return: the Stracult that has been seen on Rai 2 for twenty years will hardly see a
Giusti's bitterness becomes even more acid when he thinks back to what end all thecollected in two decades could go:
“We have a crazy archive that now risks becoming unused and I tremble at the thought that it could end up in a cellar forever or maybe thrown away. Rai Cinema meanwhile produces at full blast with the paradox that Rai will no longer have a real program where we talk about films. They closed us, good for them. But I would like to understand why, and I can't”.