Good Morning, Night (Buongiorno, Notte)
Good Morning, Night (Buongiorno, Notte) (2005)

The kidnapping and killing of Aldo Moro, Italy's former prime minister and head of the Christian Democrat party, was a cataclysmic event no Italian can forget. Moro was taken hostage by Red Brigade members in March 1978 and almost two… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 11, 2005
DVD Release Date: April 4, 2006
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ty Burr
Boston Globe

The strength of Good Morning, Night is not in winking meta-drama but in a clear-eyed, restorative realism that's occasionally broken by quiet flights of fancy.

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

Part reality, part fantasy and all compassion. It is a strangely moving experience for the historically aware filmgoer.

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Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Despite good intentions, Good Morning, Night simply confirms what most viewers want to believe about themselves.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

The race between her deep-set ideology and burgeoning conscience is a compelling one, but there are too many shortcuts -- from fevered dreams to convenient coincidences -- along the way.

A.O. Scott
New York Times

Ms. Sansa is an actress of exquisite sensitivity.

Ken Fox
TV Guide

A thoughtful and ultimately chilling take on a tragedy that still has the power to disturb and divide.

J. Hoberman
Village Voice

Sober yet filled with fancy. There's a wistful aspect to the movie.

Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

The writer-director's inquiry into this tragedy makes for a moving and intelligent film, but the dark story never feels fully realized.

Shlomo Schwartzberg
Boxoffice Magazine

A stunning achievement.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
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[font=Century Gothic]"Good Morning, Night" starts out with an apartment being rented to a young couple in Italy. It is 1978 and Christian Democrat… More

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