Two brothers come of age in a small Italian town in the '60s and '70s.
Manrico (Scamarcio), the older sibling, is dark, brooding and increasingly passionate in his leftist convictions, while Accio (Germano) is the family hothead with Fascist party leanings.
Happily, Luchetti avoids getting bogged down in stony political rhetoric by peppering the scenes of fist-in-the-air rallying with light comic moments and coming-of-age charm.
With captivating performances from the two leads, this is well worth seeking out.
Thanks to the captivating performances, this is well worth checking out.
Reviewed by Ross Bennett