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Ferrante Fever

Ferrante Fever is a movie starring Jonathan Franzen, Ann Goldstein, and Roberto Saviano. Hillary Clinton, Roberto Saviano, Jonathan Franzen and others weigh-in on the Elena Ferrante "craze" and what makes her work - and her...

Other Titles
Ferrante-feber, A Febre Ferrante
Running Time
1 hours 14 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Giacomo Durzi
Writer
Giacomo Durzi, Laura Buffoni
Actors
Ann Goldstein, Jonathan Franzen, Roberto Saviano, Elizabeth Strout
Country
Italy, France
Year
2017
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Hillary Clinton, Roberto Saviano, Jonathan Franzen and others weigh-in on the Elena Ferrante "craze" and what makes her work - and her mysterious persona - so uniquely captivating.

Comments about documentary «Ferrante Fever» (22)

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David

One thing about it is clear: any form of unbridled information consumption can generate a sense of unease and a need for privacy, and all that's needed is a little belief. In truth, there are a lot of people who are not comfortable with the new internet; but these folks need to hear the truth. Here, the truth is stranger than fiction. It's that or the internet will explode and destroy your lives. In a sense, this documentary is a story that is even more disturbing than a disturbing crime.

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Roger Lawrence

A remarkable documentary about the mysterious death of an 11 year old child in an Australian paediatric hospital. In 2006, Mary Kelly (the mother) died in hospital. The story is told through a series of interviews with the family and the staff at the hospital, as well as the doctor who was working with her at the time. She had a history of asthma and the family lived in a very large apartment block. It is quite extraordinary to see how she had access to the hospital and had access to all the facilities and how she was able to get a hold of the paediatric team for her asthma, and how she was able to get the necessary supplies and equipment. The use of silent colour is a powerful tool used in this film. At times the shots are quite dark and at other times the colour intensifies to such an extent that the film looks as though it is made with coloured filters, which is very effective in showing the isolation and isolation the family had at the time, and in showing the family's fear and the doctors' concern for her. The film is very hard to watch. It was a very difficult decision to release it. I did not feel I could release it when the film was completed. It was difficult to show the faces of the people who had the power to destroy the life of a child. It was a documentary with an unseen message, but it was a documentary and I felt I had to show it. I have to thank the director, the producer and all the people involved in the film for their dedication and the courage they have to go through what they have gone through in order to make this film.

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Rachel W.

This is a well-done documentary about Italian chef Mario Batali, who on the verge of dying was given a last chance of life by the late, great Mario Batali, to live another day, and to give his 15-year old son Mario and his daughter Cora a new start in life. This documentary is an excellent follow-up to Mario Batali's final days as he was fighting cancer and receiving proper medical care. It was a very emotional documentary because, although he was facing certain death, he was also fighting cancer. He still had lots of energy, and a beautiful sense of humor. It was quite fascinating to see him show the youngster the kind of food he always wanted for him, but never got a chance to have. As a dad of three, I really appreciated this documentary, and it did make me proud to be Italian. It shows that Italian chefs can do anything. And it makes you realize that you don't need an "Italian style" to be a good chef. A word of caution: There are many Italian foodies that will eat anything. And if you have a tendency to eat your meals while watching, you might not enjoy this documentary. Otherwise, you should give this documentary a shot.

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James Cunningham

When I first heard of this documentary, I thought it would be about making a documentary about the Italian filmmaker Guido De Filistro, but then the title turned out to be a documentary about the Fascist regime in Italy. Thus, it turned out that it was not a documentary about the Italian filmmaker, but rather about the person that he was. It is a very well-made documentary about a filmmaker who was a part of the Fascists in Italy, and was persecuted by the Nazi government for his pro-Nazi views. It is very interesting to watch this film, because it is very relevant to today's world. The film talks about how people tried to save the filmmaker, and tries to understand the culture of the Fascists. It talks about what it was like to be a member of the Fascists in Italy, and how the Fascists treated Mussolini as if he was a god. The film talks about how Fascism is very appealing to people. Fascism is able to break down any barriers that people have, and Fascism seems to be an effective form of political and social control. Fascism's biggest downfall was the social control, and the social control became very heavy. It was very clear that this film is going to have many moments, because it makes a very good effort to speak about the world today. I enjoyed it, and I hope you do as well.

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Brian

I really enjoyed this documentary. The production is excellent and it is filmed beautifully. It's beautifully shot and the people who film it seem to love their subject matter. One reviewer described it as a "one woman show" and that is certainly what it is. Carole Bowling did the editing and it is a pleasure to see what a great editor she was. I really enjoy this documentary because it covers a broad range of topics and it isn't just one specific person who talks about their experience. It's so fascinating how the people from the different communities have had different reactions and so many different ways of interpreting it. This is an important subject to study. I'm really looking forward to seeing more documentaries that are done by the same people.

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Doris

This is a hard film to watch at times, it's a difficult, painful experience, especially if you are a young woman, so take it with a grain of salt. The main problem is that there is so much information you would have to look at to understand, you are constantly looking at your watch and wondering what is going on, sometimes I felt like a pauper in a hospital waiting to see what was going on. I have no idea what she (and many others) are talking about. I mean it's just a mess.

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Justin

Great movie about an unusual genre, "AIDS" being one of them. I had the opportunity to view this at the 2005 International AIDS Film Festival in Berlin. From the first scene, the documentary starts with a brief explanation of the AIDS virus as well as the arguments on both sides of the debate. At the end, the movie concludes with a question and answer session. This was followed by a Q&A session with the two main participants. The participants all came from different sides of the debate on AIDS. The actors and actresses were chosen at random from different parts of the world, and no one person was chosen as the best actress or the best actor. They all agreed that the choice of the actors was just about personal taste. Overall, I would recommend this movie for people interested in this very controversial topic.

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Karen

The documentary is based on a book by Peter Burke. Burke is the Canadian documentary filmmaker who was also the producer of P:TURKEY: THE STORY OF A CULT.

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Anthony

Many of the same factors that have given Rise of the Planet of the Apes their notoriety have also contributed to their rise to stardom and success: talented writing, a great cinematography, an intelligent director, and a score that is among the best of its time. But in this case, we also have that in abundance. How many other films have a song by all the familiar pop groups from the 60's/70's that we all know and love? As the film opens we see a one-way city bus in the middle of nowhere, with an elderly man sitting in the front passenger seat. He looks uncomfortable, but as he hears a recording of The Beatles' "Yesterday", he is pleasantly surprised, and leaves the bus. He lands in an isolated valley, where he quickly realizes that he is not alone. An octogenarian named Lucy (the exquisite Oscar Isaac) has a similar experience, and then a band of scavengers from the area called the Chimps leave a carriage to get food and water. Soon Lucy, Philip, and Lucy's sister move in with the Chimps, who are quiet, deferential, and friendly. Philip's brother, Johnny, is also there, and to him and Lucy's surprise, he has the same experience. He decides to stay with the Chimps for a while, and when Lucy finds out that the man that left the bus is the man that left Lucy, she is scared, but Johnny stays to try to help Lucy. The two men soon become friends, and they befriend an old couple named May (Naomi Watts) and Bea (Laura Dern). The two men begin to make the journey to New York City, and soon a story is revealed that will change their lives forever. The film is shot beautifully, like a beautifully-photographed book, and the sound is excellent too. The score is magnificent, and I have a hard time believing that there are two tracks that are not in the movie: "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and "Let's Hear It for the Boy Who Loved Me". This is not a "food for thought" film, but if you love the Apes, and have not seen it yet, you should definitely watch this film. I have already seen it twice. And I hope that there will be a sequel, because the ending is so amazing.

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Bruce M.

I really enjoyed this film. I thought it was very well produced and well thought-out. I really feel like I've got a better understanding of what really happens to these people who are in the hospital. I feel like I've been on the receiving end of what these people go through. I'm now considering becoming a hospital-receptionist to see how the patients I deal with feel and what their feelings are. This film was very well done and it was very informative. I think the medical experts were very good at providing information and the directors were very knowledgeable on the history of the patients they were dealing with. I think the people that gave this film the "A" grade did a very good job. I think that a lot of people may not like this film because they don't agree with the subject matter. I thought the film was very well done. I'd definitely recommend it to anyone.

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Ronald

One of the most important issues which can not be ignored in a society as hot as our own is the most important question of the modern era: "What is wrong with the human being?" The film also touches upon the other subjects of a materialistic, materialistic, materialistic society. It is a testimony to the fact that the goal of the nation and the goal of our society is to get money. Whether you get it or not is another matter, and a very serious matter indeed. Perhaps one of the most important messages of the film is that the human being is not an autonomous individual but a tool to be used and used according to its needs, which requires a constant changing and adjusting of the human being to the modern materialistic culture. This film will make you think about your own life and your own situation and make you ask yourself: "What is wrong with the human being?"

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Johnny A.

I feel compelled to post this as an opinion as it is a personal passion piece of mine. In retrospect, the film was too abstract, too abstract, and too abstract in its impact. The film was really what it was intended to be. A man in his twilight years. A woman looking for love. I personally found it a slight rant, and I don't know if I really cared. Maybe I don't want to follow the guy from age 30 to about age 80 to understand him. But I still believe he made an effort. Yes, I know it was rough for him, but I still love that man. I loved this film, and I'll always love it. The acting was top notch, and the fact that he was unable to express himself in the movie is what I admired. I wish he would have been allowed to have a voice. I also enjoyed the parts where he talked about his wife, and her death. His wife was his inspiration, and in his own way his son. I felt for him in his last few days, and his longing for a connection. I am a woman, and I really appreciated his frankness. I was a little disappointed that his mother was a little too blunt and overly critical. Also, the whole 'no kids allowed' was stupid. They didn't know her, so there should be no conflict. She probably just wanted to keep him in check. I really feel for the man, and his desire to connect with his son, and the other men he meets along the way. I also loved how he talked about the connection he had with his father. It made me proud to be a woman, and to have that ability to connect with a man. It was very fulfilling and fulfilling in a different way. He said he felt alone and disconnected. There are lots of women who are also "anointed" with a calling to love, but the movie did not show us that. There was no question as to who the real beauty was. There were plenty of women with real talent, and plenty of men who also have talent. It is a waste of time to judge a film based on one man's life, or how it was presented. There is an amazing diversity of women in this world. There is no reason we should all stay so narrow minded.

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Cynthia

I recently saw this film on DVD. I thought it was a good documentary about the fountain of youth. As you will see from the above comments, it can be quite difficult to separate fact from fiction in this documentary. It is easy to make comparisons between cancer, aging, cancer patients, and those who are terminally ill. There are some comments about how this film can affect one's life and affect the way one can live. I think the movie addresses these issues in a realistic and funny way. I think people who are sick, terminally ill, or other aging people will really find this documentary to be very entertaining.

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Mary R.

It is definitely an educational film. If you were expecting a Hollywood type film with a bunch of Hollywood celebrity lookalikes, this is not for you. It's a very unique story about drug addiction and mental health. It is well done and it is very informative. I think the main message in the movie is that the majority of people who end up in hospital are patients of mental health providers, but this movie shows that it can be anybody who ends up in hospital. It shows that a lot of people in hospital are going into debt to pay for care. It also shows that people in hospital are not so different from the people who run the streets of New York and California, but they are really not as sick as they think they are. Overall, I would recommend this movie to anybody who is interested in mental health and drug abuse.

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Grace

Filmmakers of all kinds deserve special mention for making this film, and for making it in a way that is both realistic and yet, more realistic than it should be. I would give this film a rating of 9, but that is only because I am in the film. The ending has no expectation to the audience, it is a powerful and real experience for any one who has ever had to cope with mental health issues, and is a wonderful reminder of how each of us can't always know what is going on in someone else's life. Also, the director and cinematographer, Michael Bauersmith, deserve special mention for their work, not only in creating a beautiful and unforgettable film, but also for the fact that they were able to make it sound absolutely natural and true. In short, this is a must-see film.

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Daniel

I think this is the best documentary on the subject of international drug gangs in Latin America. It focuses on the NOSFAR group (National Organisation for the Removal of Drugs) and their activities in Latin America. This movie is very informative and very interesting. I think it's one of the best documentaries on drug gangs I've seen in a long time. I'm glad to see that the Mexican government has taken action against NOSFAR, but the documentary does not seem to be biased. I think the main point that the film is making is that drug cartels are NOT the only threat to Latin American nations. It also shows the best of the Mexican gangs, including the Zetas, who are also notorious for the beating of their drug addicts. Although the documentary does not tell us what has really happened, it shows us how the Mexican drug cartels use families, people from the same area, to carry out their drug activities. They also use the same methods as other drug gangs. The documentary also shows how the drug cartels recruit people from poor and working class areas of Mexico to carry out their operations. The documentary also shows the racial differences between the Mexican gangs and other drug gangs in Latin America. I think this is the main thing I liked the most about the documentary, besides the fact that it's very educational.

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Mildred

I saw this movie at a festival in Amsterdam and it was a great film, I can say that it was even more than my expectations, the questions were not simple but had a bit of a bit of a meaning, especially in regards to divorce, and the little bit of love, too, I am sure that there will be a sequel to this film, and with more interesting questions to ask. If you want to see a great film, go and see this one!

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Lori C.

* POTENTIAL SPOILERS * This documentary was shot in different cities over the course of the year. Each city is very different and at times almost hilarious. The red light district of L.A. is a unique place and a perfect example of the era in which it was filmed. This is also one of the most interesting aspects of the film. The most interesting part of the film is the way it creates a sense of what it means to be a sexual predator. It is interesting that the subjects of this film also have sexual predator syndrome as well, which I didn't know was a thing. Even the victims who were found through this documentary say it's a very real thing. You can really tell when these victims describe their first sexual encounters and that is where the real horror begins. The documentary also focuses on the victims and their families. The victims are some of the most uneducated people that I have ever encountered. Many of the subjects also seemed to be very religious. All of the subjects have very different lives, but none have criminal records. Many of them were sent to jail for minor offenses, which was probably the best thing for them. All of them appear to have been very successful in their respective professions. There are some parts of the documentary that are very graphic, and some that are somewhat disturbing. I would suggest seeing this documentary before seeing any other movies that are made about child sexual abuse. It may shock you and you may end up viewing the documentary for the first time. If you have not seen it, you may want to check it out at the theater. You will be very surprised. This documentary is a must see for anyone interested in the subject.

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Janet Wilson

I don't have much to say about this, except for the fact that I've watched it over and over again and I like it just as much the second time around. The only reason I'm even mentioning it is because I found it so hard to find a video of it, and since the movie was so well-done, I decided to watch it on VHS. Then, all of a sudden, I saw it on Netflix. This is the second time I've watched this movie, and it still works. It's not just the gorgeous photography of Italy, or the interviews with residents and tourists alike, but also the parts of the movie that keep you gripped. Like the beautiful shot of a butterfly fluttering by a snowy field, or the stuffy hotel room where the main character is staying, where he's seen looking out of his window and just sitting and thinking about the emptiness of the world around him. All the interviews are great, the music is great, the places are great. And all in all, a must-see. As far as I'm concerned, that's a nine.

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Mary

Facing death and the reality of what it is to be a creative spirit. I believe that we are all different and that what happens to one person in a given situation is likely to affect us all. Like any other idea that has some kind of chance of working, this one never fails to inspire, excite, and thrill. If we ever get a chance to do something we have always dreamed about, it is at the cost of another's health and freedom. The human spirit, the human mind, and the human spirit. A film to cherish. We should all be proud of what we have and our capabilities. Thank you, Arturo.

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Larry C.

I'm an avid fan of the indie film industry and, before seeing this film, I expected it to be a bad film. I was completely wrong. I really thought I would never like it, but I ended up being totally mesmerized by the beauty and craftsmanship of this film. I would strongly recommend this film to anyone who loves films or loves film. This is a unique, beautiful film that is well-done and beautifully-filmed. I never thought I would see a film so visually and artistically beautiful. I could not stop thinking about this film after it was over. It's a must-see for anyone who loves film. This is definitely a film that I will be seeing again. I loved it and I am looking forward to seeing more films from all of the wonderful artists featured in this film.

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Lisa A.

It's very well put together, and after the first half an hour or so, it starts to get very good. But the problem is it never really goes into detail on the role that Antigua is playing in the global warming problem, so the viewer doesn't really get to know it's not just another tropical island in a tropical sea with the occasional unusual hurricane. And it's not really clear if there is any connection between this island and Hawaii, which I thought was one of the key themes of the documentary. I don't know if it was meant to be like this, but this film makes me wonder whether this is actually a good movie, because it's not clear enough, and it's not really focused enough on the global warming issue.