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The lost movie of the week: Il Gattopardo (1963)

A beautiful decor, an epic story and a dream cast what more can you ask for a movie?    The great Italian director Luchino Visconti had those three crucial ingredients for his masterpiece: “Il Gattopardo”. As Garibaldi’s troops begin the… Continue Reading

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The lost movie of the week: Los Santos Inocentes (1984)

“Los Santos Inocentes” is a portrayal of Franco’s dirty backyard. In the 60s, somewhere in the Spanish countryside, Paco and his wife Régula are poor. Their lives are resignation, sacrifice and obedience as they work for a very wealthy landowner.… Continue Reading

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The Lost movie of the week: “L’armée des ombres” (1969)

The Second World War has featured a thousand times in films but this atmospheric and gripping masterpiece by Jean-Pierre Melville is one of the best movie on the subject. Betrayed by an informant, Philippe Gerbier (Lino Ventura) finds himself trapped… Continue Reading

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The lost movie of the week: The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Science-fiction can have great influences on people. Jules Verne, Back to the Future, Star Trek etc have influenced generations of people and scientists. Great Science-fiction tries to be a motor of change, projects the fear and explain the repercussions of… Continue Reading

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The lost movie of the week: “Clue” (1985)

The game is world widely known, but the movie isn’t which is a shame because it is a hilarious comedy where everything is possible. Who killed Mr. Boddy? Was it Colonel Mustard in the study with the gun? Miss Scarlet… Continue Reading

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The Lost movie of the week: Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (1988)

French-Italian co-productions have produced some great masterpieces. “La Loi, C’est la Loi”, “Il Gattopardo” and many others would never have seen the light of day if the two countries didn’t produce movies together. “Nuovo Cinema Paradiso” is a great example… Continue Reading