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A.k.a.
The Great Beauty
Year
2013
Runtime
141 min.
Director
Paolo Sorrentino
Genre
Drama
Rating *
7.8
Votes *
63,369
Checks
6,296
Favs
888
Dislikes
97
Favs/checks
14.1% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
9:1
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  1. mpouk's avatar

    mpouk

    Brilliantly sumptuous style that perfectly captures a society trapped in a circle of perennial self-indulgence, which stifles any meaningful human value. A portrait of utter decadence without become itself decadent is not an easy coup and Sorrentino's film fully succeeds in it by subtly maintaining a notion of human loss . A modern classic with many memorable, superbly imagined and executed scenes. 7 years 7 months ago
  2. Nopros's avatar

    Nopros

    This touched me in so many different ways (lol). With ease the best film of the decade so far. 6 years 8 months ago
  3. Larkspire's avatar

    Larkspire

    Stunning story and cinematography. Lots of lush colours and a marvellous fluid camera. Great performances, too.

    I understand the comparisons to La Dolce Vita and 8 1/2, but I don't think that saying that this is better or worse than Fellini's works is quite fair. The similarities are there, but The Great Beauty is its own thing.
    6 years 12 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #26 in European Film Award - Best Film
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  2. This movie ranks #54 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000
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  3. This movie ranks #64 in BBC's The 21st Century's 100 Greatest Films
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  4. This movie ranks #66 in Academy Award - Best International Feature Film
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  5. This movie ranks #151 in TSPDT's 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
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  6. This movie ranks #197 in iCheckMovies's Most Favorited
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  7. This movie ranks #296 in Academy Award - Best International Feature Film Nominees
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  8. This movie ranks #832 in The Criterion Collection
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  9. This movie ranks #971 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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