|Director: Paolo Sorrentino||Country: Italy/France|
|Cast: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli||Production Year: 2013|
|Original Title: La grande bellezza||Duration: 141mins|
Following in the cinematic footsteps of his fellow countrymen, Fellini, Antonioni and Rossellini, Paolo Sorrentino’s (Il Divo) film is set in the Eternal City of Rome.
Ensconced in the Italian capital is Jep Gambardella, a sexagenarian playboy journalist famed for a novel he wrote in his twenties. Shortly after his outrageous 65th birthday party, a revelation from his past causes Jep to rethink his life in the city he loves. A La Dolce Vita for the modern era.
Winner of Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.
“A shimmering coup de cinema to make your heart burst, your mind swim and your soul roar.” ★★★★★ The Telegraph
Winner of the Best Foreign Language Film BAFTA and Golden Globe.