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Maraviglioso Boccaccio (Wondrous Boccaccio) (2015)

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Florence, Thirteenth Century. The "Black Death" is spreading. Ten kids (three boys and seven girls) decide to escape and to seek shelter in the countryside, away from the horrible consequences of the plague. In order to kill time, each kid tells a particular story, but no matter how different their stories may be, they all have one aspect in common: love. A love that will help the characters cope with the numerous uncertainties of a very arduous age.

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... filmed with as much veneration as talent for directing actors. [Full review in Spanish]

December 6, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Wondrous Boccaccio sets out to tell five stories filled with love, lust, loss and loyalty, but instead falls flat.

February 6, 2017 | Full Review…

Think of it as mildly diverting museum dioramas come to life and you'll do okay.

October 20, 2015 | Full Review…

This isn't the Taviani brothers' strongest film to date, but it's one that feels uniquely at peace with the limitations of art and depiction in the face of oblivion.

April 22, 2015 | Full Review…

Here's a leaden affair with some lovely visuals and colorful gowns that seem just picked up from the dry cleaners. What's strange here is that the joy of Boccaccio's sagas still seep through: his high veneration of both love and sex in equal measure.

April 20, 2015 | Full Review…

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