Martin Eden Reviews

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September 5, 2019
With the unexpected scope and audacity of his latest, Marcello proves that he has no intention of resting on his laurels.
September 5, 2019
Marinelli is terrific as the idealistic aspiring author. He commands the screen with effortless charm and evokes the innocence, frustrations, and ultimately pride of what could have been an ironed-out literary hero.
September 4, 2019
The happiness and tragedy of Martin Eden has been turned into great cinema by Pietro Marcello, is only the beginning of an infinite, profoundly contemporary debate, which forces us to question our place in the world. [Full Review in Spanish]
September 3, 2019
This spry yet increasingly bitter romantic drama is so vague and un-targeted that its social critiques feel less defined than ever.
September 3, 2019
The story finally runs aground on an iceberg of undigested ideas, barely developed themes and bad hair choices.
September 2, 2019
In the end... the film suffers from Eden's own weighty intellectual pretensions, railing against society without finding the means to articulate the argument.
September 2, 2019
An always watchable take on the hoary old story of the struggling artist that is more interesting in its shape-shifting style and texture than in its rather conventional dramatic core.
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