Along the Ridge (Anche libero va bene)
Along the Ridge (Anche libero va bene) (2007)

Writer-director Kim Rossi-Stuart helms and stars in the relentlessly disturbing Italian-language domestic drama Libero, from a script he co-penned with Federico Starnone, Linda Ferri and Francesco Giammusso. The story opens on a household… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 10, 2007
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Cath Clarke
Time Out

A little over-long, 'Libero' loses its rhythm towards the end but still remains a thoroughly convincing portrait of a family.

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Anton Bitel
Film4

Kim Rossi Stuart's directorial debut exposes the cracks in a family with edgy incisiveness.

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Boyd van Hoeij
european-films.net

Does not offer any easy answers, but its exploration of the subject -- despite a flagging rhythm in its opening and closing sections -- is one of the more remarkable directing debuts of recent years.

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Tom Dawson
Total Film

Amid a crop of fine performances, Morace brings stand-out subtlety with his hurt and confusion at the betrayals of the adult world.

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Jamie Russell
BBC.com

Letting the drama gradually unfold, Rossi Stuart proves an adept helmer and captures the anxieties of childhood brilliantly.

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Rob Daniel
Sky Movies

Wise beyond his years, Morace's Tommi is a knockout performance of resilience and acceptance of his parents' foibles and by the final scene of this assured debut feature there is unlikely to be a dry eye in the house.

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Patrick Peters
Empire Magazine

Over-melodramatic in places but an impressive central performance from the young lead.

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Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
Daisy Maduro
Along the ridge was a story of a dis functional family told through the eyes of Tommi an 11 year old boy. He lived with his father Renato and sister Viola.… More
Dimitris Springer
Crafting first movie by the actor Rossi Stuart.A sweet and after a while tormenting Italian film challenging the traumas of youth from a strict and at the same… More