My Brother is an Only Child Summary
Release Date: 2008-03-28
Running Time: 108 mins.
MPAA Rating: None
Genre: Adaptation, Comedy, Foreign, Period
In a small Italian town in the 60's and 70's, two brothers want to change the world--but in completely different ways. The elder, Manrico, is a handsome, charismatic firebrand who becomes the prime mover in the local Communist party. Accio, the younger, more rebellious brother, finds his own contrarian voice by joining the reactionary Fascists. What starts as a typical tale of sibling rivalry becomes the story of the polarizing and paralyzing politics of those turbulent times and, the rift between the brothers is further intensified when Accio realizes that he loves his brother's girlfriend, Francesca who, like everyone else, is blind to Manrico's increasingly dangerous ideas.
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