Category Archives: Italy

World Advent : Day 14

The Film: La Pivellina [Little Girl] – Italy I was sure I was going to write about this film, it seems so small and hard to recommend to anyone who isn’t a diehard cinephile. But then I read a review … Continue reading

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Perfect Foreign Films for Saint Valentine’s Day

COMEDY L’arnacoeur [Heartbreaker] – France Les émotifs anonymes [Romantics Anonymous] – France Eagle vs Shark – New Zealand White Wedding – South Africa Strictly Ballroom – Australia Hors de prix [Priceless] – France Love Actually – UK Bridget Jones’s Diary … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 11

The Film: Going By The Book [Bareuge salja] – South Korea This was a random Netflix selection. I crossed my fingers as I hit play. I guess that works because this was a really great find. The premise is fun, … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 3

The Film: Pane e tulipani [Bread and Tulips] – Italy I thought I was in for a serious drama about a woman who finds herself. By the time the bus drives off, leaving Rosalba behind, I knew it was going to … Continue reading

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Baba Ghanouj and October’s Mid-August Lunch

Last week I did a pizza in the oven. Before I sat down to enjoy it I threw two split American style eggplant on the pizza pan and stuck it back in the oven until the skin was brown and … Continue reading

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