Nevermind is an episodic comedy film. In each episode, we see common characters forced to suffer extremely weird, disturbing and paradoxical situations. These situations sometimes seem incredible but yet - they can happen.
Sabina has a regular life. She is satisfied with her job and her love for Franco. Lately nightmares start disturbing her, and almost in the same time she discovers to be pregnant. Step by ... See full summary »
Luigi Lo Cascio,
It is a torrid and sleepless night in which Anna Tardelli sees in the apartment in front of her the shapes of two lovers threatened by the arrival of a woman. She discovered her husband's ... See full summary »
On September 2nd, 1636, Porzia Maria Colonna leaves the Atri Convent. She has to reach her betrothed and she is escorted as the hazards are many. In fact, after a bandit assault, the ... See full summary »
The arrival of the economic crisis in the small town of Orvieto forces the salon for ladies The beautiful women of the closure. Disappointed and bitter, Luca decides to go to Rome in search... See full summary »
Tamara Di Giulio,
Tutta la conoscenza del mondo skewers the New Age zeitgeist.
Tutta la conoscenza del mondo is a charming, goofy send-up of New Age icons and obsessions. Although set in Italy, this film transcends its cultural source and neatly skewers the New Age zeitgeist at its quasi-philosophical, global core. The writing and performances are deft, the central characters developed and engaging. We laugh, but at the same time experience a twinge of empathy: who has never been seduced (intellectually or sexually) by the promise of connection with the Other? Surreal special effects and carefully choreographed camera work keep this fast-paced comedy bouncing along as we become increasingly caught up in the protagonists' frenzied quests for enlightenment; through the philoso-babble of the university professor who simultaneously seduces and stupefies his pretty female students; into the world of the hapless rock band, created and utterly controlled by marketing strategists; past the New Age (yet somehow Pythonesque) guru who performs a miraculous `levitation of the arms' to the film's rather touching conclusion. Ultimately, Tutta la conoscenza del mondo leaves us with the satisfied sensation of having seen a `feel good' film which is at the same time pointed social satire. (Warning: followers of New Age ideology will not get this one at all.)
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