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Among the films that taught me most!
Directed by Juan José Campanella - 2009 - Argentina - 127 min

The Secret in Their Eyes

2022 June 08 | by Arduino Mancini Boss and Staff member - Cryme and Thriller - Motivation - Politics - Women's Stories

The Secret in their Eyes (original title “El Secreto de sus Ojos”) is a film from Argentina that won the Oscar for Best International Feature Film in 2010; not to be confused with the USA remake shot in 2015. The story is set in Argentina in 1999 and employs the novel-writing technique of flashback; a […]

Professional competition, talent and charm the ingredients of this delightful film
Directed by Simon Curtis - 2011 - UK, USA - 99 min

My Week with Marilyn

2022 April 27 | by Arduino Mancini Motivation - Resilience - Women's Stories

The film is based on the book The Prince, the Showgirl and Me: The Colin Clark Diaries, published in 1995 by Colin Clark and based on diaries written in 1957, when he was assistant director for the film The Prince and the Showgirl, starring Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier. The film recounts the week Monroe […]

A mother in search of her son who had been stolen
Directed by Stephen Frears – 2013 – UK, France, USA - 98 min

Philomena

2022 March 02 | by Arduino Mancini Diversity - Motivation - Women's Stories

What does a woman in search of her stolen son and a journalist in the middle of a professional crisis have in common? The film’s screenplay is based on Martin Sixsmith’s novel The Lost Child of Philomena Lee, which was released in 2013 along with the film and under the same title. Philomena is an […]

Which goals can you achieve with a focused preparation?
Directed by Paul Haggis - 2010 - USA - 133 min

The next three Days

2021 October 27 | by Arduino Mancini Cryme and Thriller - Motivation - Performance - Stratagems

After a “lively” evening at the restaurant, Lara and John Brennan come back home, where they find their little son Luke, now at bedtime, being cared for by the babysitter. The next morning the family prepares for an ordinary day at work: Lara in her office, John at the college where he teaches, and Luke […]

A film that communicates resilience from every frame
Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner - 1973 - France, USA - 148 min

Papillon

2021 October 20 | by Arduino Mancini Conflict - Motivation - Negotiation - Resilience - Stratagems

The film is based on the novel of the same title by Henri Charrière. The protagonist is a young 25-year-old Frenchman, known as Papillon because of the butterfly he has tattooed on his chest, sentenced in 1931 to life imprisonment for a murder he did not commit. Charrière has to serve his sentence at forced […]

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 […]

How motivation can overcome despair and lead to success: the story of Chris Gardner
Directed by Gabriele Muccino - 2006 - Usa - 117 minutes

The Pursuit of Happiness

Chris Gardner is a father who sells electromedical equipment and is struggling to support his family. Despite brave attempts to keep marriage and family life alive, the mother of little Christopher, who is only five years old, can no longer cope with the pressures and decides to leave. Chris, turned into a single father, continues […]

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 […]

When the boss is in competition with the staff member
Directed by Neil Jordan - 1995 – Usa – 125 min.

Michael Collins

In 1916, during the rebellion known as the Easter Rising, the Irish revolutionaries surrendered after opposing the overwhelming military force of the British army for six days at Dublin Postal Headquarters. Among the revolutionary leaders, only Eamon de Valera, an American citizen, is spared the execution squad. Many followers, including Michael Collins and his friend […]