The Lark Farm (La Masseria delle allodole)
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The Lark Farm (La Masseria delle allodole)
As adapted from the roman by Antonia Arslan and co-directed by legendary Italian brothers Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, The Lark Farm marks one of the few international features to tackle the Armenian genocide head-on. The story (with its thematic parallels, in the early scenes, to De Sica's 1970 Garden of the Finzi-Continis) concerns the Avakian clan. An Armenian family living an affluent lifestyle and periodically shuttling back and forth between their two comfortable homes, the Avakians feel convinced that the rising tide of Turkish hostility on the horizon means little to them and will… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An extremely uneven melodrama."
‑ Phil Hall, IdentityTheory
"...the whole thing rarely rises above the level of a glorified soap opera."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
More reviews for The Lark Farm (La Masseria delle allodole) on Rotten Tomatoes