Monday, July 1, 2013

Italian gestures

It isn't just a stereotype that Italians gesticulate, they really do. In today's New York Times journalist Rachel Donadio, who specializes in Italian topics, has an article about gestures, with a small illustrated lexicon of the most common ones. In the video, Vittorio Gassman expresses his righteous indignation, verbally and manually, at the behavior of Roman drivers (from Dino Risi's I mostri).