This week’s half-price, easy reader ‘eBook of the Week’ is the B2 (upper-intermediate) -level Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto.
The 1970 political thriller on which this ‘easy reader’ is based was a massive success for director Elio Petri, winning many prizes, including that year’s Oscar for the Best Foreign Language movie.
The story takes place in Rome in the summer of 1969, at what would be the beginning of Italy’s ‘years of lead’. It reflects on the power of the apparatus of the state, and the roles played by those who worked within it or rebelled against it.
The unnamed protagonist, a senior police officer and head of the homicide squad, murders his lover but then immediately sets out to leave as many clues as possible…
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- 8 chapters to read and listen to
- Comprehension questions to check your understanding
- Italian/English glossary of ‘difficult’ terms for the level
- Suitable for students at intermediate level and above
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4 thoughts on “‘Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto’ -50%”
Ciao Daniel – Does the movie have the same title as the book? The plot seems to be of a movie I remember seeing.
Well of course, that’s precisely the point. Didn’t you read the product description?
“The 1970 political thriller on which this ‘easy reader’ is based was a massive success for director Elio Petri, winning many prizes, including that year’s Oscar for the Best Foreign Language movie.”
There’s also the word ‘Cinema’ on the cover, and an image from the movie itself…
Daniel- That isn’t always true. Frequently the movie has a different title than the book but thanks for responding
No, that’s ALWAYS true. Our easy readers based on movies ALWAYS have the same title as the film. As I said, that’s the point.
However, if you watched an Itlalian film in the USA, then it’s quite likely that the title was changed to something in English. But these materials are for learning Italian…