The Great Beauty (141 mins)
Paolo Sorrentino's dazzling, visually sumptuous film is one of the most acclaimed of 2013 and the winner of numerous awards, including the Bafta, Golden Globe and Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
In Rome, Jep Gambardella, an ageing writer who wrote a successful novel in his early twenties is now making a living as a journalist. He attends a series of decadent parties but becomes tired of his life as a dilettante and begins to reflect on a love affair from his youth.
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Featuring Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli
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