Journey to Italy (Viaggio in Italia) (Strangers) (The Lonely Woman)
Journey to Italy (Viaggio in Italia) (Strangers) (The Lonely Woman) (1954)

Roberto Rossellini directs this drama starring his then-wife Ingrid Bergman as Katherine Joyce, a wealthy British woman who accompanies her husband, Alex (George Sanders), on a trip across the Italian countryside to close on an inherited… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 14, 1992
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Critic Score: 95% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Peter Keough
Boston Globe

You might not want to bring along someone you love, because you could end up leaving the theater alone.

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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York

Voyage to Italy is the kind of movie that makes those unhappily in love feel understood. And even if that's not you (congratulations), it's still possible to groove on Rossellini's stranger-in-a-strange-land psychodrama.

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Ronald Bergan
Radio Times

If one accepts the narrative simplicity and that the journey is both physical and spiritual, the film offers many rewards.

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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

Rossellini stealthily ushers us towards a sense of heady affirmation so primal that 'romance' isn't a strong enough word for it.

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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice

Voyage to Italy is close to watching actual strangers suffer loneliness despite being together. It can leave an aching bruise, but only if you're paying attention.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

Rossellini's bitterly acute account of the death throes of bourgeois marriage in general and his own marriage to Ingrid Bergman in particular.

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A.O. Scott
New York Times

Some of us will never tire of those soirees, with their black-tied gloom and elegant suffering, and will therefore relish the beauty and melancholy of this voyage, along with its touristic snapshots and heart-tugging Neapolitan songs.

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Jay Stone
Canada.com

Journey To Italy is a searing portrait of love turning sour under the Neapolitan sun and a bold adventure in a new kind of filmmaking.

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Derek Malcolm
This is London

In the end the film magnificently justifies its classic status as an affirmative statement about relationships.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Ponderous direction doesn't help but the two leads are so talented that they make this pedestrian drama worth watching.
Walter M.
"Voyage to Italy" starts with Alex(George Sanders) and Katherine(Ingrid Bergman), a wealthy couple, traveling from England to Naples to see… More
Carlos Magalh„es
An intimate and involving drama about an unhappy couple facing the collapse of their marriage while on a trip that only exposes their mutual discontent. It… More
Stefanie C
Innovative narrative structure. Italy itself is a predominant character in this subtle film. A precursor to Antonioni's alienation trilogy.