Family

£9.99

Carmine and Ivana were once lovers. Their child died and their relationship ended but now, decades on, both with marriages and children of their own, they are friends. During a bout of pneumonia, Carmine begins to look back over opportunities missed and choices made. Set against postwar social breakdown, the melancholic, quietly dazzling ‘Family’ elegantly examines the human condition and what brings happiness to a life. Widow Ilaria has three cats in quick succession, each one disappearing or dying. Living with her brother-in-law Pietro and her teenage daughter and husband, Ilaria shoulders all the housekeeping and cooking. At first comic, but becoming progressively dark, ‘Borghesia’ is a delicate evocation of one life and the relationships that constrain and define it.

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Weight 0.196 kg
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 1.2 cm
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