A Magnificent Haunting (Magnifica presenza)
- 1h 45min
- Directed by: Ferzan Ozpetek
- Written by: Ferzan Ozpetek, Federica Pontremoli
- Cast: Elio Germano, Paola Minaccioni, Beppe Fiorello
- Language: Italian
- UK release: 25 October 2013
Shy, twentysomething Pietro (Germano) arrives in Rome and finds himself sharing an apartment with the ghosts of a 1940s theatrical troupe. Despite an interesting premise, Oztepek ignores the deeper emotional undercurrents and piles on the fairytale whimsy, and for all its elegant surface, it lacks weight.
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A Magnificent Haunting28 Oct 2013
Elegantly shot but emotionally lacking benign ghost story from filmmaker Ferzan Ozpetek
This benign ghost story from Turkish-Italian writer/director Ferzan Ozpetek revolves around a shy, twenty-something gay man Pietro (Elio Germano), who’s recently arrived in Rome from Sicily. A pastry chef at a bakery by night and a struggling actor by…
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