The dinner

The dinner

DVD - 2015 | Italian
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"Tensions between two brothers and their families escalate when a video of two teenagers, possibly son of one brother and daughter of the other, beating a homeless woman to death, shows up"--from
Publisher: [New York] : Film Movement, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
Branch Call Number: FIC Dinne
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1
digital,optical,surround,Dolby 5.1
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.


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Sep 21, 2017

Great movie and what a powerful ending.

Sep 10, 2017

Liked the morality message but the ambiguous ending was marginally acceptable. A better watch of the same premise is the Romanian 2013 film Child's Pose. Not sure where the beach scene location was with those gigantic dolosse or tetrapods but surely weird setting.

Aug 13, 2017

Didn't know it was English subtitles, not our thing

Feb 17, 2016

Two brothers have periodic dinners with their wives at a fancy restaurant where they seem to talk about the great food and restaurant environment, but one can sense a semi-vicious sibling rivalry and jealousy, etc. While they seem to be talking about banalities, they will soon become embroiled in a situation brought about by drugs, alcohol, youthful indiscretion, criminal behavior, violence, and death. While this film is based upon a famous Dutch novel (63 comments on this library website), this is the first comment on this very good Italian film based upon that novel).

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