It's Easier for a Camel... (2004)

It's Easier for a Camel...



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As a little girl, Federica fantasized about having beautiful long hair that would grow back as soon as she cut it, about never-ending cones of cotton candy and about countless adventures that took her to the far side of the world. Now a charming thirty-something-single woman, Federica's fantasies have evolved, adding lovers, stardom, and motherhood to her waking dreams, where Federica continues to press for her everyday life to be as real as the fantasies that invade her. Unfortunately, … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Agnès de Sacy, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Noémie Lvovsky
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 17, 2005
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Critic Reviews for It's Easier for a Camel...

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (7)

Her story construction -- blurring fact and fantasy and mixing scenes from different time periods -- is confusing and wearying.

Full Review… | March 18, 2005
Seattle Times
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This is a rich comedy that leaves you suspended, with all its hubbub, between wanting to laugh and wanting to cry.

Full Review… | August 26, 2004
New York Observer
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Overlong and heavy-handed, semi-autobiographical dramedy.

August 20, 2004
New York Post
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Because it is a convoluted meditation on the guilt that often accompanies personal wealth, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi's wistful, self-effacing comedy is a movie that will push your buttons.

Full Review… | August 19, 2004
New York Times
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Gives Euro-style ambient guilt over money a sensitive and bittersweet (if slightly overlong) treatment that's worth a detour.

Full Review… | August 18, 2004
Top Critic

Long-winded, jokingly self-deprecating, and clichéd.

Full Review… | August 17, 2004
Village Voice
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Audience Reviews for It's Easier for a Camel...

1/2 a star extra for the camel animation at the beginning. the rest of the movie is well-acted but draggy.

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