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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 […]

Josey, a woman ready to cope with anything - for a normal life!
Directed by Niki Caro - 2005 - USA - 126 min

North Country

2021 December 12 | by Arduino Mancini Diversity - In the company - Resilience - Women's Stories

Josey Aimes is a young woman who married a violent man. After yet another fight followed by beatings, Josey escapes with her two children, Karen and Sam, to return to her hometown in northern Minnesota and seek hospitality and help from her parents. However, the woman’s life is not simple: her job as a hairdresser […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

When discrimination and prejudice destroy the life of a genius
Directed by Morten Tyldum - 2014 - USA, UK - 113 minutes

The imitation game

2021 April 27 | by Arduino Mancini Diversity - Resilience - War

Plot The Imitation Game is the screen adaptation of Alan Turing’s biography (Alan Turing: The Enigma), written by Andrew Hodges in 1983 and published after the film’s release. In 1939, mathematician and cryptanalyst Alan Turing agreed to help his country, Great Britain, defeat Germany and end the world conflict in the shortest possible time; the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]