Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams
  • 2016
  • US
  • 2h 11min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Marco Bellocchio
  • Cast: Bérénice Bejo, Valerio Mastandrea, Emmanuelle Devos,
  • UK release: 24 February 2017

Massimo (Mastandrea) is a successful journalist whose life has been permanently darkened by the loss of his beloved mother when he was nine. Beautiful yet sentimental drama from veteran director, with Mastandrea well cast and warm performances from Devos and especially Bejo, but it never quite becomes the sum of its parts.

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Sweet Dreams

20 Feb 20173 stars

Beautiful yet sentimental drama from veteran director Marco Bellocchio, featuring Bérénice Bejo

More than 50 years after his breakthrough feature Fists in the Pocket, director Marco Bellocchio remains one of the most distinctive and adventurous voices in Italian cinema. Sweet Dreams (Fai bei sogni) may be based on the autobiographical novel by…

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