Il Futuro
Il Futuro (2013)

When two orphans, Bianca and Tomas meet up with Tomas' gym rat friends, they concoct an elaborate scheme to rob an aging movie star and one-time Mr. Universe, Maciste (played by Rutger Hauer). The boys enlist Bianca to seduce the now… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 2, 2013
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Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

In the complexly stoic Martelli and masterfully craggy, haunted Hauer, an alluringly opaque pas de deux of loss and uncertainty is wonderfully realized.

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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York

Il Futuro, aptly bereft of actual Italians, teases out the idea of thrown-off foreigners, bridged by fluid identities.

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Jamie S. Rich
Oregonian

There are some interesting plot points and decent performances, particularly from Martelli, but the ending doesn't really bring Scherson's ideas together in an impactful way.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Ms. Scherson's style - backed wholeheartedly by the cool cinematography of Ricardo de Angelis - may value mood over information, but it's the perfect vehicle for a portrait of two damaged souls grasping for a security they no longer possess.

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John Oursler
Village Voice

Alicia Scherson's enthralling Il Futuro asks the question no one wants to hear: How would you see the world after a personal tragedy?

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Travis Hopson
Examiner.com

One can choose to indulge in the sci-fi flights of fancy seeding Alicia Scherson's Il Futuro (The Future), or become engrossed in its mercurial, hypnotic theme of sexual discovery.

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Jordan Hoffman
New York Daily News

a curiously effective coming-of-age tale

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Alissa Simon
Variety

Even though mood trumps character psychology, the entire cast provides mesmerizing, evocative performances.

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Noel Murray
The Dissolve

Il Futuro is a playful, soulful movie, affecting because it's populated by lost children who can somehow sense they're in a movie.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
In "Il Futuro," teenagers Tomas(Luigi Ciardo) and Bianca(Manuela Martelli) are orphaned when their parents die in a car accident in Rome, far away… More