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The Family Friend (L'Amico Di Famiglia)

Dir, Scr: Paolo Sorrentino. Italy/France 2006. 110 mins A generally unsurprising Cannes competition received an invigorating blast of invention with The Family Friend, a stylish, dark but sometimes perplexing third feature from Neapolitan director Paolo Sorrentino.The story of a thoroughly grumpy old loanshark, this philosophical black comedy sets itself the challenge of making us sympathise with the most unlikeable character imaginable. Sorrentino's stylistic ...

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