Blood of My Blood (Sangue del mio sangue) (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov04

Blood of My Blood (Sangue del mio sangue) (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Much of Blood of My Blood is mystifying, but nevertheless self-assured. This unusual two-parter starts in 17th Century Italy with a fallen nun known only as Benedetta (played by Lidiya Liberman); before transporting us to a more contemporary setting but the same convent.

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The Wonders (Le meraviglie) (U) | Close-Up Film Review
Jul17

The Wonders (Le meraviglie) (U) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Alice Rohrwacher, Italy, 2014, 111 mins, in Italian with subtitles Cast: Maria Alexandra Lungu , Alba Rohrwacher, Sam Louwyck, Monica Bellucci Alice Rohrwacher follows up the great Corpo Celeste with a dreamlike tale of another girl who is older and wiser than her years. In this case, the main character keeps the lid on her hippy, honey farming family in Tuscany. The film won the Grand Prix at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival....

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