It's Easier for a Camel...
It's Easier for a Camel... (2004)

As a little girl, Federica fantasized about having beautiful long hair that would grow back as soon as she cut it, about never-ending cones of cotton candy and about countless adventures that took her to the far side of the world. Now a… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 20, 2004
DVD Release Date: May 17, 2005
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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

Her story construction -- blurring fact and fantasy and mixing scenes from different time periods -- is confusing and wearying.

Stephen Holden
New York Times

Because it is a convoluted meditation on the guilt that often accompanies personal wealth, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi's wistful, self-effacing comedy is a movie that will push your buttons.

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Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The contrast of the naive assurance of youth with the confusion and ambiguity of adulthood is sweet but simplistic and the wandering script hasn't much else to offer.

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

This is a rich comedy that leaves you suspended, with all its hubbub, between wanting to laugh and wanting to cry.

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Lisa Nesselson

Gives Euro-style ambient guilt over money a sensitive and bittersweet (if slightly overlong) treatment that's worth a detour.

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

It's ultimately hard to care deeply about a silly, sheltered girl-woman who's taking an inordinately long time to learn that money can't buy happiness.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Overlong and heavy-handed, semi-autobiographical dramedy.

David Ng
Village Voice

Long-winded, jokingly self-deprecating, and clichéd.

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David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

A diverting dramatic comedy.

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