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Rocco And His Brothers / Rocco E I Suoi Fratelli


     
  Rocco And His Brothers  / Rocco E I Suoi Fratelli Review
Tookey's Rating
6 /10
 
Average Rating
7.22 /10
 
Starring
Alain Delon , Renato Salvatori , Annie Girardot
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Directed by: Luchino Visconti
Written by: Luchino Visconti, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Vasco Pratolini

 
 
 
Released: 1960
   
Genre: DRAMA
FOREIGN
PORTMANTEAU
   
Origin: Italy/ France
   
Colour: BW
   
Length: 180
 
 


 
A country family moves to Milan and finds that the streets aren't paved with gold.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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A run-of-the-mill, naturalistic plot is given operatic, over-the-top treatment by a job-lot of actors. Delon is embarrassingly awful; Renato Salvatori and Annie Girardot are excellent. The film won Visconti Best Director at Venice, but shouldn't he have insisted on some consistency of acting style? The exceptional cinematography is by Giuseppe Rotunno.


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