The Man Who Will Come (L'uomo che verrą)
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The Man Who Will Come (L'uomo che verrą)
A real life tragedy during World War II inspired this period drama from filmmaker Giorgio Diritti. Martina (Greta Zuccheri Montanari) is an eight-year-old girl growing up in Marzabotto, a small town near Bologna, in the 1940s. Martina is an sensitive and impressionable child who was struck mute by the death of her baby brother, though she seems to be improving now that her mother Lena (Maya Sansa) is expecting another child. But as Lena and Martina's father Armando (Claudio Casadio) struggle to keep the children clothed and fed, war rages in Europe, and the family has been forced to take… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"At its best when depicting the quiet solidarity within the farming community, this sophomore effort by Giorgio Diritti has difficulty assembling its interesting vignettes into a cohesive narration."
‑ Jay Weissberg, Variety
"[The director] handles a Very Important Historical Matter sensitively and tastefully, not viscerally."
‑ Kent Turner, Film-Forward.com
"A crisp diagram in need of a burst of fury or madness. Alas, Diritti is no Elem Klimov."
‑ Fernando F. Croce, House Next Door
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