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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 […]

When reaching the goal appears to be impossible...
Directed by Simon Curtis - 2015 - UK - 109 min

Woman in Gold

2021 December 12 | by Arduino Mancini Diversity - Negotiation - Women's Stories

“Woman in Gold” tells the true story of Maria Altmann, an elderly Jew who survived the Holocaust and who discovers, on the occasion of her sister’s death, the latter’s attempt to regain ownership of a work by Gustav Klimt that belonged to her family: the portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. The painting is oil on […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]