Category Archives: Film

Godfather: Religious, Secular or Mafioso Title?

Toward the end of Godfather I, Michael Corleone is in church taking the vow as godfather to sister Connie’s son.  With dramatic organ music playing, the priest intones, “Do you renounce Satan…and all his works…and all his pomps?”  — while … Continue reading

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Lina Wertmüller (in italiano)

Arcangela Felice Assunta Wertmüller von Elgg Spañol von Braueich nata a Roma nel 1928, corrisponde per il grande pubblico al nome di Lina Wertmüller, la famosa regista italiana proveniente da una famiglia cattolica di lontana origine svizzera per parte di … Continue reading

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Lina Wertmüller (in English)

Born Arcangela Felice Assunta Wertmüller von Elgg Spañol von Braueich in Rome in 1928, the famous Italian film director Lina Wertmüller came from a devout Catholic family of distant Swiss descent on her father’s side.  She called her childhood “an … Continue reading

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