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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
Unmissable 5 Stars
Excellent 4 Stars
Good 3 Stars
Poor 2 Stars
Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Jean-Louis Trintignant
Stefania Sandrelli
Gastone Moschin
Enzo Tarascio
Directors
Bernado Bertolucci
Screenwriters
Alberto Moravia
Bernado Bertolucci
Running Time
115 minutes

The Conformist
Bertolucci classic


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Plot
Paris, 1938 and Fascist agitator Marcello Clerici is ordered to assassinate his mentor, Professor Quadr, whose bisexual, socialist spouse, Anna has designs on Marcello's glamorous, but unloved wife, Giulia.


Verdict
Funny and frightening, seductive and satirical, ridiculous and tragic, this remains Bertolucci's greatest film.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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