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Sicilian Ghost Story (2018)



Critic Consensus: Sicilian Ghost Story uses a horrific real-life story as the framework for a powerfully acted foray into surprisingly beguiling fantasy territory.

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In a little Sicilian village at the edge of a forest, Giuseppe, a boy of 13, vanishes. Luna, his classmate who loves him, refuses to accept his mysterious disappearance. She rebels against the code of silence and collusion that surrounds her, and to find him she descends into the dark world which has swallowed him up and which has a lake as its mysterious entrance. Only their indestructible love will be able to bring her back along.

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All Critics (46) | Top Critics (12)

Although the story can feel chilly and oblique, it gets under your skin.

December 13, 2018 | Full Review…

[An] intensely atmospheric melodrama...

November 29, 2018 | Full Review…
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A divine blend of natural and supernatural, fantasy and actuality, "Sicilian Ghost Story" reflects the horrors of a Mafia kidnapping through the prism of first love.

November 29, 2018 | Full Review…

A tender, vividly fantastical thriller based on the Sicilian mafia's real-life kidnapping of a 13-year-old boy in 1993.

August 9, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Grim and mean.

August 3, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

A melodrama tinged with elements of fantasy, much like the horrors of the Spanish Civil War that del Toro has twice embedded in tales of the supernatural.

August 2, 2018 | Full Review…

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