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92 Ratings

The Family

La famiglia

Directed by Ettore Scola
Italy, France, 1987
Drama, Romance


The Family traces events in the life of Carlo, from his christening in 1906 to his 80th birthday party. The film principally explores his relationships with younger brother Guilio, his wife Beatrice and her sister Adriana, whom Carlo loved as a young man.

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The Family Directed by Ettore Scola

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1988 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1987 | 6 wins including: Best Director

1987 | 3 nominations including: Best Actress

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