Sweet Dreams (Fai bei sogni)

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Turin 1969. Massimo, a young boy of nine, lost her mother in mysterious circumstances. A few days after his father leads him to a priest who explains that she is now in heaven. Massimo refuses to accept this sudden disappearance. 1990. Massimo became an accomplished journalist, but his past haunts him. So he must sell the apartment of his parents, the wounds of her childhood turn into obsession ...


Critic Reviews for Sweet Dreams (Fai bei sogni)

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  • This could have been so good.

    Feb 23, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

    Kevin Maher

    Times (UK)
    Top Critic
  • A long and uninterestingly edited muddle of memories and flashbacks that contains a few intriguing moments and frustratingly tiny cameos ...

    Feb 23, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • Bellocchio is a master craftsman, but his talents are wasted on this thin material.

    Feb 23, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • You may fancy a nap of your own during this overlong, mother-fixated memoir.

    Feb 20, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • Bérénice Bejo, who shows up late in the going as the protagonist's lover, makes the lead actor look even less charismatic by comparison.

    May 20, 2016 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

    Mike D'Angelo

    AV Club
    Top Critic
  • The film is composed of several exquisite stand-alone sequences unsatisfactorily strung together on a thin cord of mother love, in a story of a middle-aged man unable to overcome the loss of his mother when he was nine.

    May 12, 2016 | Full Review…

    Jay Weissberg

    Top Critic

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