Check out my “Carmine Rodi presents” offer for Spring 2021!
A series of 14 different events exploring many diverse aspects of Storytelling, with an incredible team of guest trainers. It’s like the “Avengers” of experiential learning!
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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.
Read More “The Silence of the Lambs” (1991): a dangerous game of shapeshifters and shadows
“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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Following the stages of the “Hero’s Journey”, here is a very detailed script, film and character analysis of David Fincher’s 1999 cult movie. If you loved “Fight Club”, this is for you!
Read More “Fight Club” (1999) – to hell and back, and a Hero’s Journey into insanity
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 […]
Read More Share the Right Story (Slovenia) – a little darker, but still a hero’s journey
Ups, we did it again! “Follow the Yellow Brick Road” is a very successful training course we have realised for the first time in Italy in December 2013, and that since then we have brought (with some variations each time) to Czech Republic and Netherlands. This time, we took it back where it all started: […]
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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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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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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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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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