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This Must Be the Place
This Must Be the Place
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5,622 Ratings

THIS MUST BE THE PLACE

Directed by Paolo Sorrentino
Italy, France, 2011
Drama, Comedy

Synopsis

Cheyenne is a fifty-year-old former rock star, who still dresses “Goth” and lives in Dublin off his royalties. When his father—with whom he wasn’t on speaking terms—dies, Cheyenne discovers his obsession to seek revenge for a humiliation of his past, and decides to pick up where his father left off.

Synopsis

Cheyenne is a fifty-year-old former rock star, who still dresses “Goth” and lives in Dublin off his royalties. When his father—with whom he wasn’t on speaking terms—dies, Cheyenne discovers his obsession to seek revenge for a humiliation of his past, and decides to pick up where his father left off.

Our take

After four films in Italy, director Paolo Sorrentino (The Great Beauty) heads to Dublin, Ireland—and later, New York City—for this, his droll English-language debut. Led by an engrossingly peculiar Sean Penn, and featuring a sublimely outré cameo appearance from Talking Heads’s David Byrne.