Its fun to share different ways to learn a new language and I’m happy to say that watching movies has really helped improve my Italian. Watching movies in Italian is also a very popular topic on the blog especially if you saw my last post on Cinema. I’m glad it was useful to so many of you! Learning Italian with cinema has never been this fun! Here are 5 more movies to watch if you’re learning Italian:
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1. Habemus Papam (2011):
Habemus Papam is a Nanni Moretti movie and I thank my Italian teacher for the recommendation. The story revolves around a cardinal who doesn’t want to be elected Pope so he secretly escapes the chambers of the Vatican. Nanni Moretti plays the role of the Pope’s psychoanalyst in the movie while Margherita Buy plays his wife. I love her to bits, she is truly an exceptional actress.
Habemus Papam is a must watch if you’re an Italian language learner like me. Watch it here on Prime.
2. Venuto al Mondo (2012):
Venuto al Mondo is based on the book of the same name by Margaret Mazzantini. It is the story of motherhood in the backdrop of war in Sarajevo. It is also the story of redemption with an unusual twist. An exceptional film, Venuto al Mondo is extremely heavy and therefore I recommend you to watch it on a day when you feel most strong.
3. La Pazza Gioia (2016):
La Pazza Gioia is a movie on female friendships in a mental clinic. It is a great choice to help improve your Italian. La Pazza Gioia is the story of two women from different backgrounds and how unpredictable circumstances bring them closer. This movie is a nice change from the regular drama and a great way to study Italian.
If you’re in the States La Pazza Gioia is available on Prime.
4. Viaggio Sola (2013):
Learning Italian with cinema is super fun when you have movies by Margherita Buy! Viaggio Sola is a story of a 40 something woman and her career as a secret hotel critique for five star hotels. The movie moves from Puglia to Tuscany to Paris and Gstaad and you’ll find yourself heavily invested in this rare story line. There is tons of with background drama and loneliness and it definitely is one of my favorites by Buy.
You can watch Viaggio Sola on Prime.
5. Il Gioiellino (2011):
Il Gioiellino is the story of the fraud committed by Italian company Parmalat during the early 1990s. The film revolves around corruption at a multinational level. Obviously the facts and names have been changed throughout the film. Toni Servillo gives an outstanding performance!! (as always) I would implore you to watch the movie only for him.
You can buy the DVD for Il Gioiellino here.
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Have you seen any of these movies?? Isn’t watching movies the best way to study Italian??
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