Mafia films are all deeply rooted in family, not only because the mafia themselves are built on blood ties but also because members believe they are doing what’s best for their families. Above all else, the actions taken are as much about gaining power and wealth as it is protecting those they love. Jonas Carpignano’s A Chiara has all of this but also feels like a very different mafia film. Family is Carpignano’s sole focus, with all mafia dealings as…
I get what the film was trying to do by bringing together characters of different stereotypes, but I found it so insufferable to watch honestly. And Bender treats Claire like shit the entire movie, talks about how he wants to rape her, sticks his head up her skirt, and at the end she’s like, “I luv u bb kiss kiss.” Get outta here.