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70 Ratings

Loro (Theatrical Version)

Loro

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

Synopsis

Paolo Sorrentino skewers Italian politics in this satirical, profane, and imaginative fictionalization of controversial Italian tycoon and politician Silvio Berlusconi and his inner circle.

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Loro (Theatrical Version) 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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