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Uno scampolo di paradiso

Settimo is a suburb of Turin, Italy, where dwellers have everything they need. But over time, things can turn out quite differently. Why? An elderly surveyor, one of those who actually helped build a part of modern-day Italy, recounts the story of his houses. Those of the first immigrants coming from Veneto (a region of Venice), they wanted their own detached house and so they built it by themselves during their free time. The surveyor's story is interlaced with one of an old priest. Born in 1910, he tells us about this wave of immigration that forged the city we know today. He speaks of his wishes as a youth as well of his contemporary fears. He talks about his amazement facing this world he has seen growing up, a world that he no longer recognises. Every story leads to another, such as the tale of the engineer who built in Settimo one of the biggest purification plants in Europe. There are other stories still; the nine-month pregnant Pilates instructor, the young farmer who raises one-hundreds and twenty cows in the very heart of the industrial suburb, and the music teacher who founded the "Sette Torri" chorus, a group keen on sacred polyphony that helps assist a young pop-rock musician live out his big moment at the San Remo Festival.

Editions:2  Date:2008 - 2016  Genre(s):History, Ethnographic films, Nonfiction films, Documentary films, Ethnographic films


Modern family : Season 8 (2016-2017)

The household hilarity continues as the Dunphy clan is wrapping up a Big Apple adventure. Back at home, Claire struggles to keep order at Pritchett's Closets while Phil and Jay go into business together. Gloria's hot sauce business heats up, as Cam and Mitchell deal with their maturing tween, Lily. Meanwhile, Manny and Luke fumble through their senior year of high school.

Editions:1  Date:2017  Rating:MPAA rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Documentary-style television programs, Documentary-style television programs


Invasions on Hickory Road : a comedy of the hidden realities / Jim Delay

by:Delay, Jim

This is what I think is happening. -Something is coming to take away everything I have. -I don't have any idea what it will look like. -It may already be here. Invasions on Hickory Road is a mystical yet insightfully comic story of dark intrusions that come to a sunny suburban neighborhood. When the families on Hickory Road learn about a home invasion in the next town, their first frightened impulse is to arm themselves against outside attackers. What they don't realize is that invasions can come from inside their neighborhood as well as from outside, and that they are already endangered by the unknown secrets of Hickory Road itself. Most dangerous of all: in the basement of the empty house at number 16 a trapdoor opens down into a labyrinthine series of tunnels that lead to - nobody knows where or what. Written by award winning humorist Jim Delay, Invasions on Hickory Road merges approaching menace with the hilarious imperfections of unpredictable characters. -- Amazon.

Editions:1  Date:2018  Genre(s):Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction


Modern family : Season 9. Disc 3

The outrageous ninth season revolves around the blended Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan, headed by Jay Pritchett. Jay and his vivacious second wife Gloria are raising their young son Joe and Gloria's college bound son Manny. Meanwhile, Jay's grown daughter Claire and her husband Phil are becoming empty nesters, while Clare's brother Mitchell and his husband Cameron fumble through nurturing their gifted daughter Lily.

Editions:1  Date:2018  Rating:Rating: TV-PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Television programs


Bad move \h[large print]

by:Barclay, Linwood

Editions:1  Date:2004  Genre(s):Detective and mystery fiction, Domestic fiction, Mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Domestic fiction


Baby, baby

by:Ephron, Hallie

"It all started with the yard sale. Ivy was eight months and one week pregnant when she insisted that she and her husband, David, clean out the junk they'd inherited with the old Victorian house they'd bought three years before. Call it nesting, call it nerves she just wanted it all gone: the old electrical fixtures, the boxes of National Geographies from the 1960s, the four black wool greatcoats." "Neither she nor David recognized the woman at first. But it turned out that the customer asking about the lime-green glass swan dish - the woman who looked just about as pregnant as Ivy - was none other than Melinda White, a former high school classmate of David and Ivy's. When Melinda was a child she used to play in their new house, she explained. It looked like they'd been doing some work. Would it be all right if she took a look around? David took Melinda inside. And she never came out."

Editions:1  Date:2008  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction


The upside of anger : [screenplay]

by:Binder, Mike, 1958-

Editions:2  Date:2003 - 2005  Genre(s):Drama, Screenplays, Screenplays


Desperate Housewives. Season 8

Say goodbye to the ladies of Wisteria Lane with the final climactic season of Desperate Housewives. The stakes are at an all-time high as each of the women copes with her guilt in the aftermath of last season's shocking murder and cover-up, making it the juiciest season yet!

Editions:2  Date:2011 - 2012  Rating:Rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Television comedies, Television series, Television comedies


In the houze : [screenplay]

by:Filardi, Jason

Editions:2  Date:2002  Genre(s):Screenplays, Screenplays, Drama


Coronation St. Out of Africa

{U2018}Coronation Street: Out of Africa{u2019} is the new feature-length special exclusive to DVD. The film is never going to be seen on television - so heading to the shops is the only way to find out what happens to some of {u2018}Coronation Street's{u2019} best-loved characters. The storyline has been interwoven into the main show. Scheming Cilla Battersby is back {u2013} and this time she{u2019}s got her eye on the main chance. The selfish mother-from-hell is on the verge of pulling off her most audacious scam to date, but there{u2019}s one small problem{u2026} Cilla needs her family to join her in South Africa. But after deserting them so many times before {u2013} she{u2019}s going to have to go to extraordinary lengths to convince and cajole Chesney, Fiz and even Kirk to fly across the world and put aside their differences if they are going to hit the jackpot.

Editions:1  Date:2010  Rating:PG - Parental Guidance Recommended. NOTE: Contains sexual references.  Genre(s):Drama, Television series, Television programs


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