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Luca Cheli

Italian citizen, lives in Turin.

An interpretation of The Face of an Angel by Michael Winterbottom

The movie inspired by the Kercher case and directed by the talented, if sometimes controversial, British director has not been much appreciated, both by general audiences and by critics. Rotten Tomatoes gives it a 37% rating and quotes the critics consensus as: “The Face of an Angel finds director Michael Winterbottom in pursuit of ideas that remain frustratingly diffuse and …

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Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito: Final Words

This article aims to be a short commentary on the final ruling concerning the Kercher murder case, the so-called Marasca Report, the one definitively closing the case by acquitting Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito after almost eight years. But it is also intended to be a final thought about the case before leaving this chapter of my life behind me …

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Infamy At Work: The Attack On Funding

More than a year ago, before the Florence appeal trial concerning the murder of Meredith Kercher, Raffaele Sollecito, defendant in that trial together with Amanda Knox, set up an account on the crowdfunding site GoFundMe to collect money to pay for his defense expenses during the oncoming trial and beyond. He has in this way received the contributions of his …

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Summary Of Amanda Knox Appeal To Italian Supreme Court Against Conviction In Florence

On January 30, 2014, the appeals court in Florence, Italy, reinstated the guilty verdicts for Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of Meredith Kercher in 2007. Knox filed an appeal in April with the Italian Supreme court against the Florence ruling. Here is an English language summary of her appeal. Part One Issues of constitutional illegitimacy  An issue of …

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