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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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$4,500,000 (estimated)
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Nice little movie
11 December 2002 | by (Monterrey, Mexico) – See all my reviews

I was wondering what to rent at my local video store, and this movie, with only two copies always appeared unrented between the multicopy titles all along the newest films wall.

Its a reasonably fair drama, with all its weigh on the young actor who plays the son of a unstable mother who's on the brink of losing it. I didn't expected to find the raw truths I saw in this occasion, although I must admit, they are somehow covered by a veil to smooth things off.

This almost unknown movie is a great choice if you´re looking for a rather light drama.


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