Film Reviews

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Review by Elisabetta Marchiori 

  The Lost Daughter" and the Taboo of Mothering by Svetlozar Vassilev
(Netflix 2021)

Otra Ronda
Comentario de la película “Otra Ronda” por la Mag. Clarisa Lasky y por la Lic. Susana Glustein

  Dreams for Two: Charlie Chaplin’s Movie “The Kid”
Introduction by 
Cordelia Schmidt-Hellerau (Chair of the IPA in Culture Committee)

  “Chaplin’s "The Kid": the most beautiful film. History of a masterpiece”
By Paola Golinelli 
  The Strange and Wonderful KID  
Barbara Stimmel 
  A seesaw dream in the analytic scene
Cláudia Antonelli 
  ABOUT CHAPLIN’S FILM, “THE KID”                         
DREAMLAND: Love for the father
  The sin in The Kid: a knowledge of motherhood crossed by hate and love 
Daniel Delouya
  “Crímenes Perfectos”
Comentario sobre el cortometraje
de Hilda Catz Ph.D 

  « THE FATHER » de Florian ZELLER
Review by Marc Babonneau  (French) 

  «David Lipsky e David Foster Wallace em “O fim da turnê” 
(“The End of the Tour”, 2015), filme de James Ponsoldt 
Review by Sergio Telles   (Portuguese)  
  Sobre o último filme de Charlie Kaufman 
“Estou pensando em acabar com tudo”
(I´m thinking of ending things)
By Sérgio Telles

  Phantom Thread 
(Paul Thomas Anderson 2017, USA/UK)
Review: Andrea Sabbadini 
  O Sobrevivente
A short film directed by Silvia Rocha;
Portuguese with English subtitles.
Reviewed by
Elisabeth Antonelli, São Paulo

  Cortometraje: “EL DESVIO” (2019)
Review: Miriam Rudaeff    

  Mother, Father, Son (BBC 2) 2019
A televisão culta e adulta
    European Psychoanalytic Film Festival 2019
Report by 
Elisabetta Marchiori ( SPI)
    European Psychoanalytic Film Festival
A summary of the work of epff over the 
past twenty years. Read report by 
Andrea Sabbadini 

  Venice Film Festival 2018
By Elisabetta Marchiori and Cristina Marogna
(Italian Psychoanalytic Society - SPI)
Review in English
  Just Mercy 2019
Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, 
Starring : Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx
recommended by Pina Antinucci  

Aloft. Director: Claudia Llosa
Franny. Director: Andrew Renzi
Bare. Director: Natalie Leite
The Emperor's New Clothes
Director: Michael Winterbottom
  Tribeca Film Festival 2015
Rossella Valdrè


  PHOENIX e o Cinema
ou a arte de renascer

Joker 2019
review by Conceição Tavares de Almeida   
  Imitation Game, 2014
Director: Morten Tyldum

Review by
Juan Carlos Capo

  Jersey Boys, 2014
Director: Clint Eastwood

Review in Spanish by
Juan Carlos Capo  

  Interstellar, 2014
Director: Christoper Nolan

Review in Spanish by 
Juan Carlos Capo
    The Theory of Everything 2014 
Dirctor: James Marsh
English | Spanish
Juan Carlos Capo 
  Venice Film Festival 2015
Desde Allà ( From Afar), 
by Lorenzo Vigas.
reviewed by 
Elisabetta Marchiori
  Gone Girl, 2014
Director: David Fincher

Review in Spanish by
Juan Carlos Capo

  71st Venice 
International Film Festiva
Venice Lido, Italy
28 August - 6 September 2014

Review by Rossella Valdrè and 
Elisabetta Marchiori

  Nightcrawler, 2014
Director: Don Gilroy

Review in Spanish by
Juan Carlos Capo 
  Birdman USA, 2014 
Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu.
English | Spanish 
(Juan Carlos Capo) 
  American Sniper, 2014
Director: Clint Eastwood
Review by Juan Carlos Capo:


  Magic in the Moonlight, 2014
Director: Woody Allen 

Review in Spanish by 
Juan Carlos Capo

  La Grande Bellezza2013, 
Director: Paolo Sorrentino

Before Midnight, 2013,
Director: Richard Linklater

Review in Spanish by
Juan Carlos Capo


  Blue Jasmine, 2013, 
Director: Woody Allen

  Nebraska, 2013, 
Director: Alexander Payne

Review in Spanish
by Juan Carlos Capo

  Ida. Poland 2013
Director: Pawel Pawlikowski
Review in Spanish
Juan Carlos Capo

    Farewell My Queen2012
Director:  Benoît Jacquot

Review in Spanish by 
Juan Carlos Capo