In this new imagining of the iconic classic, Matteo Garrone returns to the authentic roots of the Pinocchio story. With this ground-breaking live-action film shot in stunning Italian locations, Garrone creates a rich fantasy world of mystery and wonder, filled with luminous, funny and touching moments.
- " The result is a bizarre fairytale extravaganza, and Garonne should be credited for the thoughtful way he has brought his vision to life." – Joseph Walsh (Time Out)
- " A beautiful and cleverly crafted piece which manages to be a faithful return to Collodi's original tale and very much the director's own take. " – John Bleasdale (Sight and Sound)
- " Garrone's steady eye for the bizarre and ironic ensures an engrossing spectacle to spark children's imaginations, in a world adults will wearily vouch for. " – Nick Hasted (The Arts Desk)