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Pietro Marcello

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by M.G. Mailloux Film

For Lucio | Pietro Marcello

The COVID pandemic kept Pietro Marcello’s Martin Eden out of U.S. cinemas (settling for a virtual-only release) in 2020, but the film’s much-hyped 2019 festival run translated into stateside celebration nevertheless, amusingly culminating in an Obama cosign. The film’s appeal is readily apparent, even…

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by Daniel Gorman Film

Best Films of 2020: Martin Eden

A deeply idiosyncratic survey of 20th-century political and social mores, director Pietro Marcello’s Martin Eden transplants Jack London’s 1909 novel from the American West Coast to a liminal version of Italy situated somewhere in a limbo between the turn of the century and the…

by InRO Staff Film Year in Review

Top 25 Films of 2020 — 10-1

From our Honorable Mentions post: It goes without saying that 2020 was a year like none other in recent history. Significantly, by virtue of living through such times, it’s also a year that retuned minds to see history being made in the present. There are…

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by Paul Attard Film Horizon Line

Martin Eden | Pietro Marcello

Martin Eden is a subtle and complex character study of one man’s ideological tempest. Martin Eden — a character first created by Jack London, in 1909 — is largely defined by the many interpersonal and socioeconomic conflicts that make up his beleaguered existence: he’s too…

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