A Dance with Death..
It's the rare film that gets its value upon reflection rather than during watching. None of the mysteries are definitively answered, and this leads to have full of details experience that allows you to draw your own conclusions of what it was actually about.
it made me to read the short story of Murakami, Burning Barn '' ... What a good adaptation.
I was lucky enough to watch this extraordinary film tonight.
The destruction of a family order, jealousy, betrayal between brothers and the saintliness of Rocco, always ready to forgive, thinking more about his family than himself. All this in black and white!
The film is constructed of five chapters in each of which the emphasis is more or less on one of the five brothers (Vincenzo Parondi, Simone, Rocco, Ciro, Luca). The chapter about the youngest brother contains remarks about…