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The Magic of Marciano (2000)

A 10-year-old boy shares an intense bond with his mentally ill mother. The youth's life is turned upside down when his mother lapses into violent psychosis. A former psychiatrist takes pity... See full summary »

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A 10-year-old boy shares an intense bond with his mentally ill mother. The youth's life is turned upside down when his mother lapses into violent psychosis. A former psychiatrist takes pity on, and then custody of, the child. Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes you must lose what you have... to find what you need.

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29 February 2000 (USA)  »

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Le vele della liberta  »

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compelling
26 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

In Barbieri's second film you see a complete transformation in his style of directing. I remember the feeling from "One" (the first film) and I remember how I felt when I left the Theatre after seeing "Marciano." I was beside myself. I was so into the characters that I forgot this it wasn't real. I find myself going back to the words that describe Tony Barbieri to me. Full of life and always very passionate.


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