Winner of the Golden Bear at Berlin Film Festival.
As part of a rehabilitative prison program, inmates in the high security wing of Rome's Rebibbia prepare for a public performance of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. As they rehearse, the prisoners, mostly long termers incarcerated for Mafia-related crimes, find that the classic play has both a striking resonance and contrast to their confined lives.
This is a triumphant return to form for the Taviani brothers (Padre Padrone).
★★★★ “Can’t fail to move” - Derek Malcolm, The Evening Standard
★★★★ "An arresting, playful, moving film" - Dave Calhoun, Time Out