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Seduction, promises, threats, critical thinking: here is a shining example of its use
Directed by John Huston - 1941 - USA - 100 min

The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon is a film in which John Huston made his debut as a director: a film that the American Film Institute ranks among the top 25 of the 100 best movies of all time, and that many critics consider the best crime film of all time. A few words about the story, which […]

How important is the work-life balance?
Directed by Robert Benton - 1979 – USA – 105 min

Kramer vs. Kramer

2022 March 09 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Boss and Staff member - In the company - Women's Stories

The film is based on the novel Kramer vs. Kramer by Avery Corman, and marked the beginning of Dustin Hoffman’s bright career: he immediately won an Oscar for Best Actor in a film that won a host of awards. The movie tells the story of a couple in which, after eight years, the wife decides […]

How to capture the attention of people who don't want to listen?
Directed by Richard LaGravenese – 2007 – USA – 122 min

Freedom Writers

2022 February 16 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Change management - Coaching - Listening effectively - Women's Stories

The film is based on the book: “The Freedom Writers Diary,” which tells the story of Erin Gruwell, an American teacher on her first job, who is assigned to Woodrow Wilson High School in Long Beach, California. Erin is a woman energetic and enthusiastic about her work, eager to contribute to the program of racial […]

Mystery, logic, emotion, sensuality: all in this engaging film
Directed by Álex de la Iglesia - 2008 - Spain, UK - 108 min

The Oxford Murders

2021 September 16 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Critical thinking - Cryme and Thriller

The film (based on the homonymous novel by Guillermo Martínez) is set in Oxford and tells the story of Martin, a young mathematics student from the United States who arrives in the English city to meet Professor Arthur Seldom, for whom he has great admiration. He aims to propose to the professor a topic for […]

A master course on negotiation: competitive, cooperative, blended
Directed by Steven Spielberg - 2015 - USA - 141 minutes

Bridge of Spies

2021 June 07 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Critical thinking - Game theory - Negotiation - Politics - Stratagems - War

Plot The film is based on James B. Donovan’s book The Truth about the Rudolf Abel Case, inspired by a true story. The film is set in the middle of the Cold War and begins in 1957, when the FBI arrests Rudolf Abel, a Soviet spy living in New York. Since the United States intends […]

INSIDE THE FINANCE OF THE EIGHTIES
Directed by Oliver Stone - 1987 - USA - 125 min.

Wall street

This movie portrays a cruel analysis of what was behind the big business of the 80s. A young and ambitious stockbroker, fascinated by Gordon Gekko, a real Wall Street legend for power, prestige and financial ability, is drawn into the illegal world of insider trading. The man’s goal is to make money, to get out […]

A film that will teach you how to watch the world through other people's eyes.
Directed by J. Frankenheimer - 1998 - Usa - 121 min.

Ronin

Five people, with no previous contact between them and experts in arms, spying, intelligence and jobless after the process of relaxation following the end of the Cold War, meet in an old warehouse in the heart of Paris. The five are hired for their experience: Sam is an expert in weapons and military strategies; Larry […]

QUEEN ELIZABETH FACING DISSENT AFTER THE DEATH OF LADY D
Directed by Stephen Frears - 2006 - UK, Italy, France - Durata 97 min

The Queen

In May 1997 the Labour Party won the elections in the United Kingdom, and Tony Blair became Prime Minister: after 18 years of Tory government, the Nation decided to entrust the young Scottish politician who promised radical changes. Queen Elizabeth II’s welcome to the new leader is tepid, and the relationship between the two is […]

A GENUINE TRAINING COURSE ON ASKING CLOSED QUESTIONS
Directed by Billy Wilder - 1957 - USA - 116 min.

Witness for the Prosecution

2019 July 19 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Critical thinking - Cryme and Thriller

Vole, an English gentleman, is accused of murdering a rich widow. The will of the murdered woman, drawn up a few days before his death, appoints the alleged murderer as heir to a considerable part of his wealth. Vole’s situation is made even more difficult by the ambiguous attitude of his wife Christine, a German […]

STRATAGEMS AND SOPHISTICATED COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES
Directed by G. Fleder - 2003 - USA - 127 min.

Runaway Jury

The film is set in New Orleans and based on a novel by John Grisham. A recently fired employee enters his old office and shoots madly. Two years later, the widow of one of the victims sues the company that produced the weapon used for her husband’s murder. The process risks compromising the interests of […]