The First Beautiful Thing
The film tells the story of the Michelucci family, from the nineteen-seventies to the present day: the central character is the stunningly beautiful Anna, the lively, frivolous and sometimes embarrassing mother of Bruno and Valeria. Everything begins in the Summer of 1971, at the annual Summer beauty pageant held at Livorno’s most popular bathing establishment. Anna is unexpectedly crowned “Most Beautiful Mother”, unwittingly stirring the violent jealousy of her husband. From then on, chaos strikes the family and for Anna, Bruno and his sister Valeria, it is the start of an adventure that will only end thirty years later. Bruno ends up living in Milan after managing to escape from Livorno and his mother. He will return to his hometown at the end of the film to be at his mother’s side during her very last days.The First Beautiful Thing featuring Valerio Mastandrea and Micaela Ramazzotti is free on Tubi, and streaming with subscription on Kanopy. It's a comedy and drama movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 82% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (4,661 votes).
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The First Beautiful Thing has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 82% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (4,661 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.