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Valeria Rotella

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Destination Paris: A Trip to the Librairie du Cinéma du Panthéon
Destination Paris: A Trip to the Librairie du Cinéma du Panthéon

It was a cold January morning, with biting winds coming off the Seine, when I stopped by the Librairie du Cinéma du Panthéon during a break from working on our upcoming release of Marcel Pagnol’s Marseille Trilogy. This film-specialty bookstore e…

The Fog of Welles: A Trip to Chinchón
The Fog of Welles: A Trip to Chinchón

During a research mission to Spain, Criterion web producer/researcher Valeria Rotella takes a day trip to the medieval desert town of Chinchón, where Orson Welles is rumored to have shot Chimes at Midnight and The Immortal Story.

By Valeria Rotella

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Destination Madrid: A Visit to a Film Lover’s Bookstore
Destination Madrid: A Visit to a Film Lover’s Bookstore

Criterion’s resident researcher and web producer takes a trip to Madrid bookstore Ocho y Medio, which she calls “a shrine to Spanish contributions to the seventh art.”