Category 2018

Italian Politics for Dummies

What happens when a 23-year-old boy takes part in the elections to become mayor of a big city in the south of Italy and decides to record with a hidden camera everything that happens to him, making his campaign a transparent box? This is the true story of Ismaele, who arrived fourth in the municipal elections in June 2017 in Palermo, the city that has exported the mafia all over the world. The unconscious “actors” of this film are Italian politicians, those who have commanded Italy until yesterday and those who are commanding it today. In the middle of all the real documents a comedy flows, the life of a boy and his cumbersome Italian mother, set in a city that is an open-air set. Everyone will make their own idea of ​​this adventure. In Ismaele it was useful to understand that politics is basically a simple world. It does not matter knowing how to do what you promise, it is important to promise it well. No matter where the votes come from, it matters that they arrive. It does not matter if you say something and do another, and above all it does not matter if it’s true. It matters to say so many times. And then if someone gives you what you want, you give him what he wants. If you do it with a boss it’s an exchange vote, if you do it with those inside the system it’s not called anymore...

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Almost Nothing – CERN: Experimental City

Have you ever wondered where some of the most important human technologies have been designed? The answer is simple: in a cafeteria. In particular in that of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, a real citadel, where the brightest minds from all over the world are confronted every day to change the fate of humanity. From anecdotes about the most daring discoveries – like a little thing called the World Wide Web – to the first girl-band appeared on the web (Les Horribles Cernettes, ça va sans dire), one observes with passion and irony a scientific community at work...

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Styx

Rike, a young European doctor, embodies a typically Western model of happiness and success. Educated, confident, determined and committed, she lives all the emergency situations that her work offers her before giving herself a deserved holiday in Gibraltar. Here, he has in mind to realize the dream of reaching the Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean alone with his sailboat...

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Museo

In 1985, a group of criminals circumvented the security of the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City to steal 140 precious pieces from the era before the Spanish invasion...

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Thugs of Hindostan

The war for freedom on earth takes place in the open sea: in the eighteenth century, the British navy is facing Khudabaksh, a terror of the seas that fights to liberate India, its country...

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Manbiki Kazoku – ShopLifters

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son run into a girl left in the cold. Although initially reluctant, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her after learning about the difficulties she faces...

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Friedkin Uncut

William Friedkin is one of the most influential directors of New Hollywood. He traces his career and personal history starting from the many masterpieces realized, such as L’Esorcista (1973) and Il braccio violento della legge (1971)...

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Tulip Fever

In the seventeenth century Amsterdam, the passion for the tulip hit everyone. Everywhere, men are seduced by the flower and its properties but the wealthy merchant Cornelis Sandvoort is only interested in winning the affection of his young wife Sophia and in order to do so he commissions a painting to the talented and young artist Jan Von Loos. At the first meeting, Jan and Sophia immediately fall in love and start a passionate but dangerous secret relationship...

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Maya the Bee: The Honey Games

There is a lot of ferment in the beehive Maia hive. The bees have finished their work, the summer is running out and a dignitary from the mega beehive of Buzztropolis arrives to bring an important message to the Queen. Everyone believes that the time has finally come for the beehive to participate in the Honey Olympics. The enthusiasm, however, is dampened by the content of the message sent by the Empress: the hive will not only not participate in the competition but must provide half the honey needed to feed the athletes. Despite the contrary opinion of the Queen, Maia then decides to go to the Empress in the presence of the Queen...

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Disobedience

Ronit, daughter of a well-known London rabbi, flees to New York to live his life as a free woman...

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