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Her, by Spike Jonze

Her, by Spike Jonze

Martina BALZAROTTI April 10, 2014 0

Los Angeles. A future not so distant from our present. Theodore Twombly – played by Joaquin Phoenix –, an introverted and unsociable man, tries to survive in the everyday chaos that surrounds him, even

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The power of domestication and the pain of separation

The power of domestication and the pain of separation

Martina BALZAROTTI March 14, 2014 0

It’s February of 2013 when “Life of Pi”, a film directed by Ang Lee, won four deserved awards at the Oscar for directing, photography, special effects and soundtrack. The relationship between Pi (whose real

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A million stairs

A million stairs

Martina BALZAROTTI January 9, 2014 0

Eugenio Montale, famous Italian writer, was born in Genoa in 1896. He worked as editor at Corriere della Sera and he was interested in the contemporary literature. In 1975 he received the Nobel Prize

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New York is a State of Mind

New York is a State of Mind

Martina BALZAROTTI December 5, 2013 0

We live in a world where everything is available to everybody thanks to Internet: people poke around, on websites, among photos and they believe to know the Big Apple. Well, it’s not like this.

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Thoughts of love : From Gatsby to Merini

Thoughts of love : From Gatsby to Merini

Martina BALZAROTTI November 14, 2013 0

The other night I was watching “The Great Gatsby” – a movie based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald – and I found myself with a tear that ran down my cheek. Yes,

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Exploring the streets of Costantinopoli

Exploring the streets of Costantinopoli

Martina BALZAROTTI October 29, 2013 2

I land at Istanbul and a hot sun welcomes me, surrounded by a clear blue sky. I leave the suitcases in the hotel and I immediately catapult myself into the streets of this city,

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For an anthropology of richness

For an anthropology of richness

Martina BALZAROTTI October 10, 2013 0

Picture : telesudest Meeting with Majid Rahnema   We are about thirty people, pupils and adults, seated in this classroom of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore which overflows of wisdom: on the walls of this

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