Despite Its Length, 'Best of Youth' Is Worth the Time A six-hour Italian epic with subtitles may not sound like everyone's cup of cafe. But critic Bob Mondello says The Best of Youth's sprawling story of two brothers, and the different paths their lives take over the years, is among the most affecting films you'll see this year.
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Despite Its Length, 'Best of Youth' Is Worth the Time

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Despite Its Length, 'Best of Youth' Is Worth the Time

Despite Its Length, 'Best of Youth' Is Worth the Time

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A six-hour Italian epic with subtitles may not sound like everyone's cup of cafe. But critic Bob Mondello says The Best of Youth's sprawling story of two brothers, and the different paths their lives take over the years, is among the most affecting films you'll see this year.