“The Silence of the Lambs” (1991): a dangerous game of shapeshifters and shadows

I revisited “The Silence of the Lambs” to analyze its mythic structure through the lens of Joseph Campbell’s Monomyth. Clarice Starling needs to combine the powers of two very different mentors to complete her Journey and claim her Reward. Read to find out more.

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“Stardust” (2007) – a Victorian fairy tale and a spectacular quest for self-love

“Stardust” (2007) is an interesting mix between a spectacular Hollywood movie and a steampunk fairy tale. This is my detailed analysis of its narrative arc and characters, plus some notes on the differences between the film and the original book.

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Share the Right Story (Slovenia) – a little darker, but still a hero’s journey

The third (and a half) edition of “Share the right story” (twitter, facebook page) has taken place in a beautiful October week in Ajdovščina (yes, I have to google it every time), in Slovenia. We were hosted by our friends of Društvo Center za pomoč mladim.  I mean, just check the video made by the amazing […]

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Share the Right Story

If I had to choose an alternate title for this post, it would be: Back to The Future. I even have the soundtrack of the classic 80s movie going on in my mind right now! And then I understood why. Because in “Share the Right Story” – training course co-funded by the European programme Erasmus+ – […]

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My Star Wars

If you live in this galaxy, by now you will have probably heard about Star Wars.  And if you read this blog more or less regularly, the chances are significantly higher. So let’s not waste time by introducing the saga here (ok – if you really need a reminder, you can always invest 5 minutes by […]

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Share your Story

First of all, thanks! Thanks to Špela,  who has given me the inspiration to write this post with the recount “The Search for the Invisible” posted on her blog. You can drop by and say hello. It’s another demonstration of the fact that a good story never dies, it only leads to other stories. Well done, brave friend, […]

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The Hero’s Journey

I decided to open the blog with an extensive article and resources on the “Hero’s Journey“, or the “Monomyth”. I guess this will be updated regularly with more links and information, so it’s not a bad idea to check it again from time to time. It’s maybe the topic that passionates me most at the […]

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