Lamerica (1995)

An opportunistic Italian swindler heads to Albania and finds himself involved with the life of an impoverished local in this somber political drama. Gino (Enrico Lo Verso) and his partner in crime Fiore (Michele Placido) come to Albania… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 4, 1995
DVD Release Date: May 25, 2004
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

The film's intention is to put a human face on a complex situation, and while this is successful, it is the depth of the film's characters that draws the audience's empathy.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A mesmerizing film that will soften your heart towards the plight of refugees all over the world.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Chocked full of universal messages the director feels impelled to get across.

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Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
Pierluigi Puccini
toccante viaggio per le strade del tempo che ha distrutto la fugace memoria del popolo. Ma, la lontana sperenza non mostra nessun segno de morte.
Brandon Klaus
There's nothing wrong with it and it's a nice little story, but there's nothing memorable about it. Maybe I just couldn't connect with the… More