My Voyage to Italy
My Voyage to Italy (2001)

The son of Italian-American parents who had a strong pride in their national heritage, filmmaker Martin Scorsese grew up watching Italian films with his family, and while he contends that the American cinema was always the most important to… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 6, 2004
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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle

Directed, co- written and narrated by Scorsese, it's a deeply personal love letter to Italian cinema -- to his family, to the power of film to illuminate and change our lives.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Will forever change and deepen the way you look at cinema.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Scorsese's documentary becomes less a clip show and more a private diary about exploring his Italian heritage and widening our horizons through world film.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

All film epochs in other cultures should be so lucky to receive such a celebration.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A don't miss one for so-called film buffs.

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Mark Robison
Reno Gazette-Journal

If you have any interest in classic Italian films, you'll be in heaven.

Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Firmly establishes the brilliant filmmaker as invaluable an educator as he is a director.

Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Scorsese's exuberance as a die-hard movie buff is, as always, positively infectious.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

If you consider yourself a film buff, you owe it to yourself to check out this work of art.

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
Stefanie C
I admire Martin Scorcese's dedication to film and acknowledgement of neo-realism's influence on his work. This review will introduce Italian cinema… More
Emily B.
Scorsese presents a fascinating documentary of his personal highlights of Italian cinema. Watching Scorsese talk about the first time he saw these films growing… More
Stella Dallas
scorsese's impassioned overview of the landmarks of postwar italian cinema on youtube:… More
MJS MJS
This is a four hour documentary in which Martin Scorsese discusses some of his favorite Italian films from the Neo-realist era to the mid sixties. This is… More
Michael S
Good Doc on the impact of classic Italian cinema.