Robert Arnold

 

Tree of the Wooden Clogs

Arts and Culture

Robert Arnold looks back at Italian director Ermanno Olmi’s masterpiece “The Tree of Wooden Clogs” (L’Albero degli Zoccoli), winner of 14 awards including the Palme d’Or for Best film at Cannes in 1978 and the César Award in the same year for Best Foreign Film.

Shakespeare, Sex and Love

Arts and Culture

As we should expect from the author who was most unstinting in his exploration of the varieties of human experience, in Shakespeare’s works the subject of sex and love is vast.