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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 […]

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 […]

How important is the work-life balance?
Directed by Robert Benton - 1979 – USA – 105 min

Kramer vs. Kramer

2022 March 09 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Boss and Staff member - In the company - Women's Stories

The film is based on the novel Kramer vs. Kramer by Avery Corman, and marked the beginning of Dustin Hoffman’s bright career: he immediately won an Oscar for Best Actor in a film that won a host of awards. The movie tells the story of a couple in which, after eight years, the wife decides […]

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 […]

How to capture the attention of people who don't want to listen?
Directed by Richard LaGravenese – 2007 – USA – 122 min

Freedom Writers

2022 February 16 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Change management - Coaching - Listening effectively - Women's Stories

The film is based on the book: “The Freedom Writers Diary,” which tells the story of Erin Gruwell, an American teacher on her first job, who is assigned to Woodrow Wilson High School in Long Beach, California. Erin is a woman energetic and enthusiastic about her work, eager to contribute to the program of racial […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why would anyone want to kill Veronica Guerin?
Directed by Joel Schumacher - 2003 - USA, Ireland, UK – 98 min

Veronica Guerin

2021 December 01 | by Arduino Mancini Conflict - Cryme and Thriller - Money and Finance - Politics - Women's Stories

Veronica Guerin is an eclectic Irish woman who, after studying accounting, works first in her father’s company, then founds a public relations firm; finally, after 7 years, she returns to work as a secretary in a different business. The film’s protagonist is also involved politically, and in 1987 she becomes election agent and party treasurer […]

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 […]