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Italian for Beginners Reviews

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March 6, 2018
Without abandoning the illusion of realism, Scherfig and her wonderful cast slyly transmute the quotidian into the magical. It's like watching flowers bloom in a concrete garden.
September 29, 2017
Scherfig manages to elicit excellent performances from a talented cast.
June 24, 2011
a lightweight story about matchmaking, the characters make it worth the journey.
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 24, 2010
Romantic, often comic but certainly for grownups.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 21, 2007
At the core a sweet, enjoyable movie that even the most casual movie-goer would enjoy.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
December 18, 2002
An incredibly low-rent Danish film, it brings a group of people together in a sweet and charming way, if a little convenient
Full Review| Original Score: 2.5/5
November 6, 2002
Scherfig, who has had a successful career in TV, tackles more than she can handle.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
October 21, 2002
This is a fine ensemble cast.
October 20, 2002
Give Italian a try!
Full Review | Original Score: A
October 15, 2002
These characters seem refreshingly real in their imperfect selves and their imperfect quest for love and friendship.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 9, 2002
An engaging Danish movie that rises from the ashes of loneliness and despair to spread feelings of happiness across the screen.
Read More | Original Score: B
July 20, 2002
A rarity: a humane picture about modern romance among believable adults.
July 4, 2002
Obligada para impotentes, daneses, camareras italianas, profesores de idiomas, y todo aquel que desee una lengua para expresar su amor.
| Original Score: 90
June 17, 2002
a delightful romantic comedy with plenty of bite. It's far from a frothy piece, and the characters are complex, laden with plenty of baggage and tinged with tragic undertones.
June 6, 2002
As long as Dogme filmmakers continue to exercise this brand of thoughtful, intelligent filmmaking the movement is in safe hands.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 4, 2002
There is pathos in funerals, family issues, and loneliness but it helps the audience connect with the characters and makes them more real - they manage to find laughter even in the darkest of situations.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 17, 2002
A dramatic comedy as pleasantly dishonest and pat as any Hollywood fluff.
April 26, 2002
This warm and gentle romantic comedy has enough interesting characters to fill several movies, and its ample charms should win over the most hard-hearted cynics.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 26, 2002
Scherfig doesn't let her characters' sadness accumulate, but lets them shed the weight of their emotion by sharing the load.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 15, 2002
Human without being overly sentimental, the film is touching and written with humour.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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