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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Toni Servillo
Carlo Verdone
Sabrina Ferilli
Directors
Paolo Sorrentino
Screenwriters
Paolo Sorrentino
Running Time
141 minutes

The Great Beauty
La dolche vita


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Plot
Jaded journo Jep Gambardella (Servillo) lives the Roman high life, swaying from one decadent party to another. But the tolling of time and the superficiality of the scene is taking its toil.


Verdict
Sumptuous and self-indulgent, Sorrentino's latest is a Fellini-like feast for the eyes.


Reviewed by Guy Lodge

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