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6.1
/10
348 Ratings

Loro

Directed by Paolo Sorrentino
Italy, France, 2018
Drama, Biography, Comedy

Synopsis

Sergio is a guileful businessman who manages a group of young escorts which he uses to bribe local politicians and authority figures. With a desire for increased political leverage, he works his way into the ranks of a man with a notorious taste for both hedonism and corruption—Silvio Berlusconi.

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Loro Directed by Paolo Sorrentino

Critics reviews

Unlike Antonioni draining his pool-party sequence of fun in La notte (1961), Sorrentino’s similar attempt at a stupid, empty pool party in Loro is shot with such a leering, drooling male gaze at writhing, nubile, bikini-clad bodies that the enterprise begins to appear like a moviemaker’s excuse to indulge in his own private Berlusconian fantasies.
September 07, 2018
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The controlling hands of the Prime Minister and his cronies are instead softened and hidden beneath sentimental flourishes, like booming folk songs accompanied by a personal guitarist.
September 07, 2018
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