Una Pura formalitÓ (A Pure Formality)
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The sweet sentimental gauze of director Giuseppe Tornatore's international hit Cinema Paradiso (1988) is nowhere to be found in this dark, Kafkaesque crime thriller that takes place, stage play-style, mostly in the confines of one room. Gerard Depardieu stars as Onoff, a famed author who has become a recluse in recent years, publishing nothing. Late one night he is picked up by police officers, who find him running across the French countryside in the rain, breathless and apparently suffering from short-term memory loss. A murder has been committed in the nearby woods, and suspecting… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

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"Rivetting."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Convincing psychological thriller that challenges us to consider the thin line between fantasy and reality."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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