This Must Be the Place

This Must be the Place
  • 2011
  • USA
  • 1h 58min
  • Directed by: Paolo Sorrentino
  • Written by: Umberto Contarello
  • Cast: Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, Judd Hirsch

Reclusive rock star Cheyenne (Penn) goes in search of the SS officer who humiliated his father at Auschwitz. A weird and sometimes wonderful mixture of road movie and revenge drama from the director of Il Divo, with a fearlessly idiosyncratic but endearing performance from Penn, superb visuals and a great score.

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This Must Be the Place

19 Mar 20124 stars

Bracing aesthetic and gentle humanity despite risking absurdity at times

(15) 119min There is a strong sense of the baroque running through the films of Paolo Sorrentino, not least his bravura portrait of former Italian Prime Minister Andreotti in Il Divo. His first English language venture This Must Be The Place neither…

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