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The Eight Mountains

An epic journey of friendship and self-discovery set in the breathtaking Italian Alps, The Eight Mountains follows over four decades the profound, complex relationship between Pietro (Luca Marinelli) from Turin, and Bruno (Alessandro Borghi), who grew up in an isolated mountainside village. Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.

2023, 147 minutes, Not Rated, Directed by Felix Van Groeningen and Charlotte Vandermeersch

  • “Magnificent. A gorgeous and glorious retreat. One of the strongest and most vibrantly shot pictures in the Cannes competition.”

    – Justin Chang, LOS ANGELES TIMES
  • “Joyful, grateful, and wise. A stirring, epic, and intimate tale of friends in high places.”

    – Jessica Kiang, VARIETY
  • “5-Stars! (Highest Rating) Beautiful…this is a movie with air in its lungs and love in its heart. This film has mystery and passion, it climbs mountainous heights and rewards you with the opposite of vertigo: a sort of exaltation.”

    – Peter Bradshaw, THE GUARDIAN
  • “Wildly beautiful and tender, so infused with unspoken emotion that it’s a tearful watch even in its most idyllic moments.”

    – David Sexton, NEW STATESMAN
  • “A stunning, often profound and frequently jaw-droppingly gorgeous tale of two friends from childhood through adulthood set against the Italian Alps.”

    – Jake Coyle, ASSOCIATED PRESS
  • “Rich and moving… [a] vivid, sweeping film about male friendship that’s like reading a satisfying novel…”

    – Richard Lawson, VANITY FAIR
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