Monthly Archives: March 2017

Driving in Tuscany

In general, Americans think that Italians are crazy drivers.  Perhaps it’s a stereotype about Italy.  But I remember that when I was in Naples, it seemed that those at the wheel rarely respected the street lights, considered other street signs … Continue reading

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Perché la parola “mafia” non è mai pronunciata in “Il Padrino”

Il Padrino (1972) è uno dei film più celebri e amati della storia del cinema.  Ha vinto tre premi Oscar, tra cui Miglior Film.  Ma ci sono alcune persone che credono che i film sulla Mafia solo raffigurino o rafforzino … Continue reading

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Why the word “mafia” is never uttered in The Godfather

The Godfather (1972) is one of the most famous and best loved films of all times.  It won 3 Academy Awards, including Best Picture.  But there are some people who believe that films about the Mafia only depict or reinforce … Continue reading

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