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'Best of Youth' Was Worth the Wait

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'Best of Youth' Was Worth the Wait

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'Best of Youth' Was Worth the Wait

'Best of Youth' Was Worth the Wait

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Los Angeles Times critic Kenneth Turan first saw Best of Youth, which was originally made for Italian television, two years ago at Cannes. He's been waiting to review the movie — which intertwines one family's story with 40 years of post-war Italian history — ever since. It was, he says, worth the wait.