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Carnival in Venice

Already in the 12th century, the habit for the people of Venice arose to meet at the San Mark’s square and to celebrate the various victories over their enemies. In the Renaissance period, some centuries later, it obtained an official character which fully manifested itself in the 18th century, at the decline and very end […]

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Stanley Kubrick’s Venetian masks

Stanley Kubrick is known for his extravagant movies. He produced his movie “Eyes wide shut” in the year 1999, starring Tom Cruise and his then-wife Nicole Kidman. It is based on a novel from the Austrian writer Arthur Schnitzler (“Traumnovelle”) and plots the story of a man infiltrating a secret upper class society. In the […]

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