The Son of Joseph

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A discontented Parisian teenager in search of a father with (Mathieu Amalric) and (Fabrizio Rongione) as his, respectively, callous and gentle alternative paternal options, and (Natacha Regnier) as his single mother.

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90/100
This arch, bold, and tender transposition of elements of the Nativity to the cramped secular life of a high-school student in current-day Paris is as much of an emotional wonder...
1d 21h ago
80/100
Offbeat French formalist Eugene Green delivers his most accessible work to date with this delightful comedy of misplaced paternity.
1d 21h ago
Eugène Green’s The Portuguese Nun was a gentle comic gem and his new film about a lonely boy is lovable in exactly the same way.
1d 21h ago
B/A+
The Son Of Joseph is a droll parable from one of film’s great eccentrics.
1d 21h ago
80/100
The Son of Joseph can be trying in its whimsy, yet it builds to a lovely finale that evokes the Bible, the French Resistance and the surreal.
1d 21h ago
The latest film from U.S.-born, France-based director Eugene Green ('La Sapienza') stars Fabrizio Rongione, Mathieu Amalric and newcomer Victor Ezenfis.
1d 21h ago
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