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Looking for Alibrandi

Looking for Alibrandi (2001)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 2001 Wide

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A teenage girl confronts the crises of growing up -- some typical, some unusual -- in this drama. Josie (Pia Miranda) is the 17-year-old daughter of Christina Alibrandi (Greta Scacchi), a single mother and member of a large extended family of Sicilian immigrants living in Sydney, Australia. While Josie loves her mother, she's grown weary of her strict family, especially her grandmother Nonna Katia (Elena Cotta). The fact that her relatives still have issues with Christina raising her child out

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Art House & International, Drama

Melina Marchetta

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"a remarkably fresh, energetic celebration of youth and culture."

July 16, 2001
Critical Eye

It may be a little film, but it speaks from the heart.

May 22, 2001 Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com
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Audience Reviews for Looking for Alibrandi

Terrific comedy of an Italian-Australian schoolgirl's life with her relationships and fantasties that reminds me from my favourite US TV series' Ally McBeal. Pia Miranda does an excellent performance in this Aussie cult film.
July 8, 2007
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