Martin Eden


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Film Info
Series:Roxy & Chill: New Streaming Releases for Home Viewing
Run Time:129 min
Release Year:2020
Genre:Historical Drama
Original Language:Italian
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Pietro Marcello
Cast Members:Luca Marinelli, Jessica Cressi


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Adapted from a 1909 novel by Jack London yet set in a provocatively unspecified moment in Italy’s history, Martin Eden is a passionate and enthralling narrative fresco in the tradition of the great Italian classics. Martin (played by the marvelously committed Luca Marinelli) is a self-taught proletarian with artistic aspirations who hopes that his dreams of becoming a writer will help him rise above his station and marry a wealthy young university student (Jessica Cressy). The dissatisfactions of working-class toil and bourgeois success lead to political awakening and destructive anxiety in this enveloping, superbly mounted bildungsroman. Winner of the Best Actor prize at the Venice Film Festival and the Platform Prize at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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