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My Brother is an Only Child

My Brother is an Only Child
  • 2007
  • Italy
  • 103 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Daniele Luchetti
  • Written by: Daniele Luchetti, Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli
  • Cast: Elio Germano, Riccardo Scamarcio, Angela Finocchiaro, Luca Zingaretti
  • Language: Italian
  • Website: www.miofratello.nl

Based on Antonio Pennacchi's epic book, two young brothers, Accio (Germano) and Manrico (Scamarcio), in a small Italian town in the late 60s/early 1970s are being radicalised in very different ways, fascist and communist respectively, with violent conclusions. Nostalgia for political activism and coming-of-age story generics are balanced by an easy vitality, great soundtrack and excellent lead performances.

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My Brother is an Only Child

27 Mar 20083 stars

DRAMA (15) 103min It is sometimes worth remembering that there was a time of passion and politics in Europe before mass consumerism and cultural deception helped nullify and stupefy the general populace. This nostalgic idea runs through Antonio…

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