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Maria de Medeiros,
This morning, before entering the press screening of "Viaggio Segreto",
I was saying to a fellow critic I was glad that at this first Roma Film
Festival the Italian films presented were all surprisingly good and
that I hadn't seen a bad one yet. I was wrong: there is a bad Italian
film at the festival, and its name is Viaggio Segreto. Roberto Andò's
direction left me a good impression; I didn't despised the soundtrack
either. All the rest was hopeless. First of all, the film was a bore
fest. I just kept on yawning and yawning, and hoping it would end soon.
Alessio Boni shows incredibly wooden acting: he just has one perplexed,
suffering expression, which is the same is he laughing, crying or
dancing with a naked woman. Valeria Solarino is also bad, an you wonder
what the hell is Emir Kosturica doing in this film. The script is a
mess, with a lot of useless scenes, and the characters, especially
Boni's, act incoherently. You just stay there and wonder why. Some
characters are useless (ex. padre Angelo), almost everyone is
underdeveloped, especially Ale (Solarino), even if she was the key
character of the film. The script is full of pretentious, meant to be
profound sentences that actually mean nothing, which is extremely
irritating. The plot is basically a melodrama, but the film doesn't
transmit any emotions. This is the perfect specimen of that collection
of pretentious Italian films dealing with family drama, dark secrets
etc in which Boni often appears. My suggestion is to avoid this film.
My rating is 4.5/10
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