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  • Disobedience

    Disobedience

    ★★★

    Sometimes is not about the movie itself. It's about the context. About the whole experience.
    During my trip I stopped in Florence and I found out that there was this event: a open-air cinema d'essai night. Set on a hill in the middle of a Vineyard.
    Drinking Chianti wine with the view of one of the world's most beautiful town was one of the best experience of the last few years for sure.
    The movie? A story about lesbians and Jewish. With a hot sex scene and a bitter end.
    Not that good to be honest but who cares!

  • The Platform

    The Platform

    ★★★

    Good idea executed badly.
    It seems like even the director didn't know what he wanted to do. Is it a commie manifesto? Is it simply about selfishness? 
    This is the kind of movie that reminds me that having a good idea is just not enough.
    Don't worth watch it.

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  • Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

    Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

    ★★★★★

    Set in the 70s during the years of lead when politics meant violence. 
    This movie's got it all. Satire, suspance and of course sexual tension.
    The story is about corruption in high office and follows the investigation of a crime committed by a high ranked police officer. 
    Simply great. Everything is on point. From the acting to the amazing soundtrack.
    One of the best movies that I saw recently.

  • La Notte

    La Notte

    ★★★★★

    Impossibile not to make a comparison whit La Dolce Vita (same protagonist BTW) but in this pellicula Antonioni pictures a microscopic and circumscribed piece of what he let us understand it's a way bigger and complicated word. A day in a life of a decadent couple. People close physically but emotionally disconnected is a subject dear to the maestro and it is the leitmotiv of this second chapter of his "existance trilogy"