Short to Success: Liliana Cavani

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. When, last summer, I was strolling on the small yet welcoming seafront of Porto Ercole, one of the Argentario’s and southern Tuscany’s pearls, I suddenly stumbled across Liliana Cavani. She was involved in a quiet and itinerant conversation with a […]

Short to Success: Valeria Golino

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. Valeria Golino‘s road to success could be defined, using an expression borrowed from literary and cultural artifices of politics, a parallel convergence. It is an apparent oxymoron that gives a good idea of her path of actress and cinematographic director: […]

Short to Success: Park Chan-wook

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You can find the Italian version of this article below. A focus on Park Chan-wook, considered one of the masters for South Korean cinema from the last thirty years. Actually, he hadn’t debuted with a short film, at least accorting to his official filmography – errors or omissions excepted. His […]

Short to Success: Paolo Sorrentino

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Paolo Sorrentino, one of the leading directors of italian (but not only) cinema, debuted with a super-short film under two minutes: Un Paradiso (A Paradise, 1994), a spine-chilling and withering film, co-directed at age 24 with Stefano Russo. It is about a near-death experience. This makes clear to everyone that […]