Films Watched: August 2011

Here is the rundown of what I watched in August.

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Music Fix: Mina Mazzini

Last night a friend posted a clip from the 2003 Italian film, Ginger and Cinammon, on her Facebook wall. The clip features “Ta ra ta ta,” a song by Italian pop singer Mina.

When I was in college, I very briefly toyed with the idea of learning Italian. (Ultimately I decided that my GPA being decent was more important than learning a language.) That is when I first saw Ginger and Cinnamon and tons of other Italian films that I often forget that I have seen. And it also when I was first introduced to Mina Mazzini.

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