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Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The story of Adriano Olivetti and his development of the family business, which expanded from typewriters to computers. This first segment shows CIA officers who consider Olivetti's electronic brain a great threat to American business. The segment also features a flashback to Adriano's childhood in Ivrea, when he was not too eager to learn the ropes.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano has some unwelcome news from Paola, his wife. On a nighttime walk above Ivrea, Adriano is threatened by a woman brandishing a gun.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

There is an injured person in the woods in need of aid and Adriano doesn't hesitate. A birthday party is going on in the villa.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 5 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano is doing the right thing. But the Germans come looking for an American pilot and search the whole house.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 6 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The family has realized that staying is not a wise choice, so, reluctantly, everyone starts getting ready to leave their beautiful home.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 7 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano's father has decided to leave him the factory, but Adriano is not so sure about that. Adriano is still very much in love with Paola after two years apart.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 8 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The war is over, and Adriano goes back to Ivrea. The company is barely surviving, and Adriano's siblings look to him for solutions.

Anna e Marika - in La Traviata di Giuseppe Verdi - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Anna and Marika tell the first part of the story of Violetta and Alfredo, their falling in love and their decision to live in Paris together. But their happiness doesn't last...

Anna e Marika - in La Traviata di Giuseppe Verdi - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Violetta writes a letter of farewell to Alfredo. He is miserable, but hears of a party where he is sure to see her. But there, things go from bad to worse. Alfredo ends up having to live abroad, and Violetta's illness gets much worse. Will they ever be able to embrace each other again?

Anna e Marika - in Rigoletto di Giuseppe Verdi - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Verdi's Rigoletto: intrigue, love, passion and cruelty. Brought to you by Anna and Marika.

Anna e Marika - in Rigoletto di Giuseppe Verdi - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto: more passion, intrigue, love, and cruelty at court. The curse is fulfilled!

Anna e Marika - in Il Barbiere di Siviglia di Gioacchino Rossini - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Meet the characters from "The Barber of Seville," an opera by Gioacchino Rossini that was first performed in 1816: brought to you by Anna and Marika.

Anna e Marika - in Il Barbiere di Siviglia di Gioacchino Rossini - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Anna and Marika tell us the story of Rosina, who in the midst of deception and intrigue, ends up getting married. But to whom? The one she loves, or the one who wants her at all costs?

Anna presenta - La Bohème di Puccini - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Anna takes us to Paris, to a cold, dark attic room where she tells the beginning of the tragic but very romantic story of "La Boheme".

Anna presenta - La Bohème di Puccini - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

In this second and final segment of "La Bohème", Anna, as Lucia, goes on to tell us about her life. What will become of her?

Anna presenta - Madama butterfly di Giacomo Puccini View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna tells us the tragic story of Cio-cio-san, protagonist of "Madam Butterly", an opera by Giacomo Puccini, libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica. The opera was dedicated to the Queen of Italy, Elena di Montenegro.

Anna presenta - Aida di Giuseppe Verdi View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna shares Giuseppe Verdi's tragic story of love, war and taboo in ancient Egypt.

Anna presenta - Tosca di Giacomo Puccini View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna recounts the story of Tosca, an opera singer who is in love with the painter Cavaradossi. Puccini's opera was first performed in Rome in 1900.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP1 - Un delitto perfetto - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

"Commissioner Manara" is an Italian TV series set in the Maremma (southern Tuscany), which centers on Luca Manara, an unorthodox and highly seductive, newly arrived police commissioner, played by Guido Caprino.

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