CANNES FF 2913 OUT OF COMPETITION The Great Gatsby Twelve years after Romeo+Juliet, based on Shakespeare’s tragedy, Baz Lurhmann set out to adapt the famous novel by Francis Scott Fitzgerald in an attempt to reveal its unspoken side. Three film versions of The Great Gatsby have been made since the novel, considered a major work  [ Read More ]


By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi “Fee-fi-fo-fum, I smell the blood of an Englishman, Be he live, or be he dead I'll grind his bones to make my bread.” Is the historical and most popular quatrain chanted by children who are fond of the British fairytale ‘Jack and the Beanstalk. Bryan Singer’s movie is mainly inspired by  [ Read More ]

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Early in the summer of 1956, American film star Marilyn Monroe set foot on British soil for the first time. On honeymoon with her husband, the celebrated playwright Arthur Miller, Monroe came to England to shoot THE PRINCE AND THE SHOWGIRL – the film that famously united her with Sir Laurence Olivier, the British theatre  [ Read More ]