Mio fratello è figlio unico

Mio fratello è figlio unico

My brother is an only child

DVD - 2008 | Italian | Widescreen format (1.851)
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"The violent political unrest of 1960s Italy brings simmering tensions between two feuding brothers to the boiling point. Eager to distance themselves from each other, the brothers join opposing political parties but are tied together by their dysfunctional working-class family... and a beautiful girl. The brothers slowly discover they're more alike than they thought, but that realization might come too late." -- Publisher's description.
Traces the relationship of two brothers, one a Communist and the other a Fascist, through the turbulent 1960s in Italy.

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bookwurm1 Dec 30, 2015

This film was definitely unique-out-there, and everything in between! It was a kicker, meaning it has some twists and turns that you don't see coming. It has some pretty deep things to say about Marxism and fascism. If you like Foreign, particularly Italian films, this one's no let-down. It can be quite beautiful and indeed it is "arty." It has a hefty dose of morality in it, too, though, without being obnoxious. Oh, and a couple people die in it. Spoiler alert.

Vincent T Lombardo Mar 05, 2013

This film was entertaining, but also provided food for thought. I loved its treatment of political radicals: extremists, whether of the left or right, are really all the same! They become mired in dogma and obsessed with acquiring power, and, consequently, lose sight of their original goal: to better the lot of those less fortunate. The foregoing is true of most who are actively involved in politics.

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