By Owen Gleiberman
Updated March 17, 2020 at 02:47 AM EDT
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Italian for Beginners

C
type
  • Movie

Lone Scherfig’s romantic ensemble comedy is essentially a Danish Nora Ephron movie in Dogma 95 drag. The result is even more precious than it is tedious. A collection of singles show up at the same night-school Italian class, and the way that they become friends seems less a function of temperament than of lazy filmmaking; it’s lonelyhearts-community kitsch. C

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Italian for Beginners

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 100 minutes
director
  • Lone Scherfig

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