My Brother is an Only Child
- 1h 43min
- 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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Reviews & features
My Brother is an Only Child27 Mar 2008
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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