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Could you still outstand your performance under pressure?
Andrew Lau, Alan Mak - 2002 - Hong Kong, China - 101 minutes

Infernal Affairs

The film tells the story of an undercover Hong Kong police officer, Chan (Tony Leung), who infiltrates a Triad, and another officer, Lau (Andy Lau), who is secretly a spy for the same Triad. In 1991, Lau, a member of the Hong Kong gangster Triad, obeyed the instructions of their boss Hon Sam (Eric Tsang), […]

The first to cross the wall is always bloody
Directed by Bennett Miller - 2011 - USA - 133 min

Moneyball

2021 November 17 | by Arduino Mancini Change management - Performance - Sport

The film is based on the sports case of the Oakland Athletics baseball team and their general manager Billy Beane. The story begins in 2001 when the Oakland Athletics missed the opportunity to participate in the final round of the World Series against the New York Yankees. Billy Beane’s re-launch of the team becomes complicated […]

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 […]

If you were wrongly accused of a mistake, what would you do?
Directed by Clint Eastwood – 2016 – USA - 96 min

SULLY

2021 September 26 | by Arduino Mancini Performance - Resilience

The film tells the story of a US Airways Airbus landing on the Hudson River and is based on the autobiography written by Chesley Sullenberger (Sully) and journalist Jeffrey Zaslow, entitled Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters. On 15 January 2009, US Airways flight 1549 takes off from LaGuardia Airport (New York) for […]

Directed by Janus Metz - 2017 - Sweden, Denmark, Finland - 100 minutes
When people are not as they appear...

BORG McENROE

2021 August 31 | by Arduino Mancini Coaching - Performance - Sport

The film revolves around the 1980 Wimbledon Tournament final (the actual tennis world championship on grass) and how the two protagonists, the Swedish Bjorn Borg and the USA’s John McEnroe, got there. The two young men, at the time 24 Borg and 21 McEnroe, were ranked first and second respectively in the world rankings. Their […]

The story of a horse, a jockey and an inspiring coach
Directed by Gary Ross - 2003 - USA - 141 min

Seabiscuit

2021 July 19 | by Arduino Mancini Coaching - Performance - Resilience - Teamwork

Can you define coaching? If you don’t have an instant answer, don’t worry: even those we might consider experts in the matter (right or wrong) are unlikely to provide identical definitions. In my blog glossary, I defined coaching as the discipline by which a coach supports the efforts of a person, a team or organization […]

The untold story of the women who led the USA to the moon
Directed by Theodore Melfi - 2016 - USA - 127 minutes

Hidden figures

2021 March 29 | by Arduino Mancini Boss and Staff member - Change management - Diversity - Performance - Resilience

Plot The film is based on the book Hidden Figures – The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly. The main character is Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who in 1961 played a fundamental role in the Apollo 11 mission, which on 20 July 1969 took the first […]

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 […]

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 […]