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× Date 2014
× Noms Mazali, Gustavo
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× Langues eng
× Date 2017

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Clément, René

Parigi brucia? [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE] = Paris brûle-t-il? / regia: René Clément

Francia ; USA, 1966

Résumé: Gli ultimi drammatici giorni di guerra a Parigi, nel 1945. Il generale tedesco di stanza, Dietrich von Choltitz, che assume su di sé tutti i poteri, rifiuta di eseguire l'ordine di Hitler di bruciare la città per prevenire eventuali insurrezioni. I francesi però non si arrenderanno e insorgeranno e dopo la vittoria esulteranno per l'entrata trionfale del generale De Gaulle agli Champs Elisees.

La festa prima delle feste [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE]
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Gordon, Josh - Speck, Will

La festa prima delle feste [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE] = Office Christmas Party / regia: Josh Gordon, Will Speck

USA, 2016

Résumé: Quando un amministratore delegato cerca di chiudere la filiale gestita dal fratello scapestrato, quest'ultimo, insieme al direttore del suo reparto tecnico, decide di radunare i colleghi ed organizzare un'epica festa di Natale nel tentativo di fare colpo su un potenziale cliente, e concludere così una vendita che potrebbe salvare i loro posti di lavoro.

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Livres modernes

Altan, Ahmet

Endgame / Ahmet Altan ; translated from the Turkish by Alexander Dawe

New York : Europa Editions, 2017

Résumé: In Endgame, award-winning author and Turkish political dissident Ahmet Altan has crafted an enigmatic literary noir exploring the ways corruption has overtaken contemporary Turkish life. With a dreamlike logic reminiscent of Paul Auster and Graham Greene, it tells the story of an unnamed man who arrives in a small town only to find himself involved in a mystery with existential implications (The Washington Post). The protagonist, a womanizing writer who lived his entire life in the city, retires to a sunbaked Turkish village to enjoy the quiet. Instead, he encounters a world of suspicion, paranoia, and violence. The town’s mayor is both his only ally and his greatest nemesis; his lover shares an ambiguous past with the mayor; the locals seem hell-bent on turning him into a murderer; and, he is initiated into the town’s biggest secret only to discover this knowledge will become a weapon used against him. All the while, Altan’s appealingly untrustworthy narrator transports the reader into a world of lust, ambition, small-town politics, and death.

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Gold, Jack

Il piccolo Lord [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE] = Little Lord Fauntleroy / regia: Jack Gold

USA, 1980

Résumé: Il piccolo Ceddie che vive in ristrettezze a New York insieme alla madre, alla morte del padre viene richiamato in Inghilterra dal nobile nonno che vuole educarlo alla sua maniera. Sarà il nipotino a conquistare il nonno sventando le trame di una cattiva zia.

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Livres modernes

Harris, Robert

Conclave / Robert Harris

London : Arrow books, 2017

Résumé: The Pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, one hundred and eighteen cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world's most secretive election. They are holy men. But they have ambition. And they have rivals. Over the next seventy-two hours one of them will become the most powerful spiritual figure on earth.

Brave new world
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Livres modernes

Huxley, Aldous

Brave new world / Aldous Huxley ; with an introduction by Margaret Atwood and David Bradshaw

London : Vintage, 2017

Vintage classics

Résumé: Aldous Huxley's 1932 dystopian classic Brave New World predicts - with eerie clarity - a terrifying vision of the future, which feels ever closer to our own reality. 'The best science fiction book ever, definitely the most prescient...' Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens and Homo Deus 'A masterpiece of speculation... As vibrant, fresh, and somehow shocking as it was when I first read it' Margaret Atwood Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free. A visit to one of the few remaining Savage Reservations where the old, imperfect life still continues, may be the cure for his distress... Huxley's ingenious fantasy of the future sheds a blazing light on the present and is considered to be his most enduring masterpiece.