Cronaca Familiare
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Cronaca Familiare
A touching story of brothers raised apart and then brought together under tragic circumstances, this drama by Valerio Zurlini remains true to Vasco Pratolini's novel. Told in a series of flashbacks as Enrico (Marcello Mastroianni) remembers the past, the brothers are separated after their mother dies. Enrico is raised by a humble guardian who works as a butler, his brother Lorenzo (Jacques Perrin) is taken in by a grandmother who gives him all he wants or needs. Enrico grows up to become a hard-working journalist, spending most of his time in Rome. Lorenzo is a young idealist living in… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Mr. Mastroianni takes a static and precariously maudlin role and dresses it in a throbbing and infectious mood of woe."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"What saves it from morbidity is Marcello Mastroianni's fine sensitive performance."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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