quarantine stream italianamerican

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.)

The Movie: Italianamerican

Where You Can Stream It: The Criterion Channel

The Pitch: In 1974, Martin Scorsese sat down with his parents, Catherine and Charles, and encouraged them to talk about their experiences as Italian immigrants in New York City.

Why It’s Essential Quarantine Viewing: We could all use a little comfort food right now, even if it’s comfort food in the form of a movie. Italianamerican is a warm, inviting experience, making the viewer feel as if they really are sitting in the Scorsese family apartment, listening to amusing stories told by Scorsese’s incredibly endearing parents.

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