Il conformista (The Conformist)
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The Conformist is celebrated for cinematographer Vittorio Storaro's tumbling autumn leaves, but its emotional impact involves a tumbling soul."
‑ Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out New York
"Juggling past and present with the same bravura flourish as Welles in Citizen Kane, Bertolucci conjures a dazzling historical and personal perspective."
‑ Tom Milne, Time Out
"Few films really deserve the term 'masterpiece,' but this one does."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
""The Conformist" is Bernardo Bertolucci's immaculate work of cinematic art about the conflicted mindset of a man who carries out Mussolini's fascist ideology."
‑ Cole Smithey,
"All hail the revival of one of Bernardo Bertolucci's best films."
‑ Derek Malcolm, This is London
"Ravishing to the eye but less than fully satisfying to the mind."
‑ Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader
"... seems every bit the masterpiece it was when first released by Paramount."
‑ Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
"Photographed by Vittorio Storraro, it's a mélange of the sensual haziness of '70s European art-house fair and the high-contrast, anxious angles of film noir"
‑ Violet Lucca, Slant Magazine
"Talvez o melhor filme de Bertolucci, esta obra-prima magnificamente fotografada por Storaro é tão formidável em sua construção estética e narrativa que cada praticamente todo plano se presta a análises longas e profundas."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"A beautifully imagined portrait of moral and political cowardice."
‑ Anthony Quinn, Independent
"The movie is pure magic as story, as drama, as photography, as conviction, as everything except its ideas."
‑ Stephen Hunter, Washington Post
"A great film, drunkenly beautiful and deeply disturbing."
‑ David Thomson, L.A. Weekly
"The art house meets Hollywood neo-noir in Bernardo Bertolucci's The Conformist, a film that isn't recognized enough as the masterpiece that it is."
‑ Radheyan Simonpillai,
"One of the finest sex-and-politics thrillers ever made, blending sharp humour with riveting suspense."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"Bertolucci's film has the compelling quality of a bad dream."
‑ Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
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