The Great Beauty

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
An aging writer bitterly recollects his passionate youth.

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Genres: Comedy drama

The Great Beauty (2013)

Release Date: November 15th, 2013|2 hr. 22 min.

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  • Although Sorrentino’s Fellini mash-up adds little of substance to what il maestro showed and said all those years ago, it’s still a remarkable cinematic experience. show more

  • Though Sorrentino’s vision of moral chaos and disorder, spiritual and emotional emptiness at this moment in time is even darker than Fellini’s...he describes it all in a pleasingly creative way that pulls audiences in through humor and excess. show more

  • Gambardella’s world-weary look back at his sweet life, eclipsed by his turning sixty-five, is a dizzying fantasia of flash and filigree, and what it lacks in direct narrative is well patched-over with frenetic and emotion-rich sequences. This movie is a sight and sound workout. show more

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  • March 30, 2014 rabelais11
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    I watched this extraordinary movie as a rather educated and well read Italian born and I kept telling myself how poorly the subtitles translated what the actors were actually saying and how; like reading The Bard to first graders. Not a mall movie. Cannot do!

  • March 24, 2014 mibuntz
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    Extraordinary imagery. Italy as you will never see it.

  • March 02, 2014 cdic67225
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    Too bad, guess you didn't undertand much. Subtitles?

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