- Italy / France
- 2h 25min
- Directed by: Paolo Sorrentino
- Cast: Toni Servillo, Elena Sofia Ricci, Riccardo Scamarcio
Small-time pimp Sergio (Scamarcio) aims to enter the Eurotrashy world of Silvio Berlusconi (Servillo). Distilled from two films, this is a flashy, baroque wallow in sleaze, with Servillo capturing Berlusconi’s mannerisms yet managing to find the humanity in him. Sprawling and unexpectedly melancholy, it nevertheless only seems to scratch the surface of history.
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Reviews & features
Loro15 Apr 2019
Silvio Berlusconi is the subject of Paolo Sorrentino's sharply entertaining but somewhat superficial latest
Paolo Sorrentino's gaudy Silvio Berlusconi saga is exuberantly pitched between grand opera and Shakespearean tragedy. Loro (Them) is a typical Sorrentino production: a flashy, baroque, wallow in the sleaze and corruption that once swirled around Mr…
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