The STRANGEST Italian TRANSLATIONS of foreign FILM titles

“Never judge a book by its cover” is often said to encourage looking beyond appearances. But when it comes to cinema, is it okay to judge a film by its title? Certainly, the first impression counts, and it is what encourages us to continue, whether it’s getting to know a person, reading a book, or, in this case, watching a movie. What happens, though, when a film is of foreign origin? How does the translation of the title work? Is it possible to maintain a version close to the original? In this article, we will see some of the most peculiar (and sometimes bizarre) translations of foreign film titles into Italian.

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10 Interesting Facts about Galileo Galilei: the greatest Italian scientist of all time!

In this article we’re going to talk about one of most famous Italian scientists of all time, known all around the world as the father of modern science: Galileo Galilei. Mind you, I’m not going to talk about his life because you probably already know that (or at least you can google it). I want to tell you some fun facts about him, something that maybe you don’t know yet and that might surprise you.

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