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Looking for Alibrandi
A teenage girl confronts the crises of growing up -- some typical, some unusual -- in this drama. Josie (Pia Miranda) is the 17-year-old daughter of Christina Alibrandi (Greta Scacchi), a single mother and member of a large extended family of Sicilian immigrants living in Sydney, Australia. While Josie loves her mother, she's grown weary of her strict family, especially her grandmother Nonna Katia (Elena Cotta). The fact that her relatives still have issues with Christina raising her child out of wedlock hasn't made Josie's life any easier. A good student, Josie has earned a… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

""a remarkably fresh, energetic celebration of youth and culture.""
‑ Mark Freeman, Critical Eye
"It may be a little film, but it speaks from the heart."
‑ Andrew Howe, eFilmCritic.com
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