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A review of “Anime nere”

  The international appeal of Italian cinema is growing with each passing year. American audiences in particular are being treated to dozens of contemporary Italian films through festivals all over the country. However, it isn’t every day that we get a nationwide theatrical release. Such is the case with Francesco Munzi’s latest film, “Anime nere” (Black Souls). The title is appropriate for the tone of the film. It is indeed a very dark film in which its characters are trapped in a world where their lives are dominated by organized crime. When I first saw the film, my initial reaction …

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