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The commedia dell'arte: origins and characters

What is commedia dell'arte? The commedia dell'arte is a genre of popular theater that appeared in Italy around 1550. This theatrical genre is characterized by stereotypical characters and slapstick situations. With the exception of love roles, all actors wear masks. The Italian expression 'comme ...


The Code: 5 good reasons to watch the new France 2 legal series

1- This series was written by the same team as Chérif The creators of the new series The Code wanted to renew the codes of the court series genre. Lionel Olenga and Stéphane Drouet, who worked on the police series Chérif for 6 seasons, teamed up with Cécile Even to write this new fiction for ...


The Lord of the Rings: 5 things to know about the Amazon Prime series

ous 8-season fantasy series is, no doubt, the model Amazon would like to emulate. Will its Lord of the Rings become like GOT a monument of the fantasy genre? Only time will tell... What is certain is that the American giant is not looking at the expense to stay in the race on the very competitive ...


Jean-Claude Mourlevat: the first French author to win the Alma Prize

sh time and space and evoke, in dreamlike and effective prose, such eternal questions as desire and love, vulnerability and war.' About her favorite genre, the author explains, 'What I love about stories, when they are successful, is their purity, their timelessness, their crafted nature. [...] T ...


The Undoing: 5 good reasons to watch the new TF1 series

the guilt and innocence of this suspect brilliantly played by Hugh Grant. In short, The Undoing is a whodunit (who did it?) that the master of the genre Agatha Christie would have hailed for its audacity. 3- For its high-flying cast In this mini-series, the very well written characters are at ...


Plus belle la vie: soon the end?

han three other daily dramas that compete with it: Demain nous appartient and Ici tout commence on TF1 and Un si grand soleil on France 2. If this genre once absent in France has developed so much, it is of course thanks to the phenomenon Plus belle la vie! But its competitors have also helped ...


Gardening: caring for a tillandsia in 5 questions

1- Where to install this plant ? In the genre of Tillandsias, or daughters of the air, you're spoiled for choice with nearly 400 species of plants with leathery, evergreen foliage. These plants from the Bromeliad family, the same family as the pineapple, are quite unusual in that they don't need ...