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Italy, Europe, World, 2010.

by Barbara Giambartolomei
It’s very hard to understand today’s Italy. People always says that Italian cinema is dead. I don’t think so. Movies are still an easy way to see vices and virtues of my country, a good mirror of italian situation. This list is about politics and politicians, about the strange connexion between politics and mass-media and mafia that exists only in Italy. About private life, people, love, economical, financial and social crisis. To say with Almodovar "¿QUÉ HE HECHO YO PARA MERECER ESTO!! What we’ve made to deserve this? Maybe this could be the answer: the years of terrorism (‘70-’80: anni di piombo), the WWII and the fascism (‘30-’40)… Read more

It’s very hard to understand today’s Italy. People always says that Italian cinema is dead. I don’t think so. Movies are still an easy way to see vices and virtues of my country, a good mirror of italian situation.
This list is about politics and politicians, about the strange connexion between politics and mass-media and mafia that exists only in Italy.
About private life, people, love, economical, financial and social crisis.
To say with Almodovar "¿QUÉ HE HECHO YO PARA MERECER ESTO!! What we’ve made to deserve this? Maybe this could be the answer: the years of terrorism (‘70-’80: anni di piombo), the WWII and the fascism (‘30-’40) the Berlusconi era (1992-2010)
Enjoy Italy – I hope.

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