Un château en Italie (A Castle in Italy)
Un château en Italie (A Castle in Italy) (2013)

Louise's dreams had long faded when she receives newfound hope in the form of the handsome Nathan. Meanwhile, as love begins to blossom, a family of Italian industrialists strive to persevere in uncertain times. Valeria Bruni Tedeschi… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
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Jon Frosch
The Atlantic

A capably directed autobiographical chronicle by turns enlivened and bogged down by the kind of furious narcissism that is a trademark of French family/relationship dramas.

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Jake Wilson
Sydney Morning Herald

A Castle In Italy interweaves reality and fiction in a highly self-conscious manner that is calculated to keep us guessing.

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Jessica Kiang
The Playlist

Sometimes playing it safe is the more dangerous route, and we wish that Bruni-Tedeschi had challenged herself to step out of the uber-privileged French/Italian haute bourgeoisie milieu where she clearly feels most comfortable...

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Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

There may be some truths in Valeria Bruni Tedeschi's semi auto-biographical film, but it is hard to have much affection for the disparate group of characters who inhabit it. It plays as a farce, when the subject matter is anything but funny

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Shaun Munro
Film School Rejects

Bruni Tedeschi's performance is the gemstone of the piece, elevating it considerably.

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Evan Williams
The Australian

There's darkness and poignancy in this charmingly irreverent escapade, and I was never sure whether to laugh or cry. It's all a bit of a dog's breakfast -- but what a friendly, frisky, lovable dog it is.

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Peter Bradshaw

Tiresome and insufferably self-regarding ...

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