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A story of business and women's leadership
Directed by Nigel Cole – 2003 – UK – 108 min

Calendar Girls

2022 September 07 | by Arduino Mancini Leadership - Restructuring communication - Women's Stories

How much can sell a 50-year-old women’s calendar? The answer is: enough to make a business beyond expectation. Listen to the story. The film takes place in Knapely, a small town in Yorkshire, UK, where a group of housewives are engaged in various activities through the local branch of a nationally significant women’s association. The […]

Leadership according to Winston Churchill
Directed by Joe Wright - 2017 - UK - 114 min

Darkest Hour

2021 August 03 | by Arduino Mancini Conflict - Critical thinking - Leadership - Resilience - War

Plot How does a person feel when he or she is responsible for the future of many people and is alone in facing a desperate situation? How can the same person maintain a clear view of the facts when everyone around him or her seems to have lost their mind? The film I’m presenting will […]

WHEN DETERRENCE TURNS INTO TRAGEDY: A KUBRICK'S MASTERPIECE
Directed by S. Kubrick - 1964 - UK - 93 min.

Dr. Strangelove

2019 July 19 | by Arduino Mancini Change management - Conflict - Game theory - Leadership - Negotiation - Politics - Stratagems - Teamwork

The film is set in the middle of the Cold War and is freely based on the novel Red Alert (‘1958) by Peter George. Just an incipit to the story: I won’t tell you much so as not to deprive you of the pleasure of being surprised in every frame. Jack D. Ripper is a […]

FOR MANY, THE BEST MOVIE EVER. BUT THAT'S NOT THE REASON WHY YOU MUST SEE IT...
Directed by F. Ford Coppola - 1972 - Usa - 170 min.

The Godfather

“The Godfather”, winner of three Oscars, is considered to be the best movie in the history of cinema; the performance of Oscar-winning Marlon Brando is often mentioned as the best seen on screen. It is difficult to share the first point; we can certainly say that every time the great actor is on stage, he […]

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 […]

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 […]

DOUBT AND CRITICAL THINKING AS TOOLS OF INVESTIGATION
Directed by Sidney Lumet - 1957 - Usa - 96 min.

Twelve angry men

Imagine you are in a room with eleven people; everyone agrees on the same opinion and you, alone, have a different one: very different. You are all forced to reach an agreement. What do you do? How do you behave? In this film, we see the application of critical thinking and communication techniques that you […]

MORE THAN A MOVIE: A GENUINE TRAINING COURSE!
Directed by R. Donaldson - 2000 - USA - 145 min.

Thirteen Days

In October 1962, photos taken from U-2 revealed that the Soviet Union is about to install nuclear weapons in Cuba, which would have the ability to wipe out the United States in the south and east coast. President Kennedy and his advisors must plan action to counter the Soviets. JFK wants to prove that he […]

A movie that compares good and bad leadership
Directed by Edward Zwick - 2003 - Usa - 144 min.

The Last Samurai

2019 April 02 | by Arduino Mancini Conflict - Diversity - Leadership - Negotiation - Resilience - Stratagems - War

The film was set in Japan in 1876. Captain Nathan Algren is a man adrift. The battles he once fought now appear distant and useless; he risked his life for loyalty to his country, but since the Civil War the world has changed. Pragmatism has taken the place of courage, personal interest prevails over the […]

What leadership style do you expect from a woman?
Directed by D. Frankel - 2006 - Usa - 110 min.

The Devil wears Prada

Plot Andrea Sachs is a twenty-three years old aspiring journalist, with a degree in her pocket and with the dream of writing for “serious” magazines and newspapers, certainly not like fashion magazines. However, in her search for a job that will let her earn a living before achieving her professional dream, Andrea overcomes the selections […]