In the year when Italian cinema took the foreign-language Oscar for "The Great Beauty," the country's film industry is going through a transformative phase. First the positives: The local box office…
Alice Rohrwacher's sophomore feature has intermittent rewards yet isn't weighty enough to justify a Cannes competish slot.
Avi Nesher's unusual dramedy offers a stylish and amusing riff on "Chinatown" by way of "Alice in Wonderland."
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