Adriano Tardiolo

Film Review: Happy as Lazzaro (Italy, 2018) is magical realism par excellence

Over the recent years, it has come to my attention that some of the most problematic films that have attained a lot of critical derision have come from films that explore the trope of magical realism. Recent efforts such as Collateral Beauty, Life Itself and The Book of Henry have tried to be life-affirming by…

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