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Mia Madre

Mia Madre
  • 2015
  • 25/09/2015
  • 106 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Nanni Moretti
  • Cast: Margherita Buy, John Turturro, Giulia Lazzarini

Margherita (Buy) is an earnest, self-absorbed film director trying to make a movie about factory workers bonding together while coping with her sceptical, ailing mother (Lazzarini). Understated, thoughtful melodrama with extravagant comic relief in the shape of Turturro's scene-stealing turn as Barry, a conceited but charming American actor. Absorbing and affecting.

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Mia Madre

21 Sep 20154 stars

Absorbing melodrama from Nanni Moretti, featuring a scene-stealing John Turturro

Italian director Nanni Moretti is a past master at sensitively mapping the heartbreak of personal tragedy. His Palme d’Or winner The Son’s Room captured a family’s guilt and grief following the death of a beloved son. The death of Moretti’s mother…

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