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The Family

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The Family is the story of the Manzonis, a notorious mafia family who gets relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program. While they do their best to fit in, old habits die hard and they soon find themselves handling things the "family" way.

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  • Actors: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, Dianna Agron, John D'Leo
  • Directors: Luc Besson
  • Writers: Luc Besson, Michael Caleo, Tonino Benacquista
  • Producers: Virginie Besson-Silla, Ryan Kavanaugh
  • Format: Multiple Formats, AC-3, Color, Dolby, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
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  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: December 17, 2013
  • Run Time: 111 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (871 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00FRILRL6
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #25,954 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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By Christopher Kennison VINE VOICE on November 5, 2013
Format: Blu-ray
It was a good move for Robert DeNiro to return to something mobsterish after his turn in the bottom of my yearly movie list, "The Big Wedding". "The Family" is a comedy/crime drama from well-known action director Luc Besson (The Fifth Element, Leon: The Professional & Taken). Many American movie actors are going abroad to film their action movies these days and for the most part, they’ve all been pretty terrible; for instance, "Live Free or Die Hard", "Taken 2", "From Paris with Love" and "The Cold Light of Day", two of which Luc Besson had a part in. So, does "The Family" fall into that mold?

DeNiro plays Giovanni Manzoni, a mobster in the witness protection program that turned on his cronies and is now a heavily monitored and frequent mover. His family, Maggie, Belle and Warren are products of their father. They have learned a few things about getting what they want and defending themselves. With their new home in Normandy, France, they struggle to hide their nature.

The movie trailer plays into the movies comedy and the description of the movie leads with the word comedy. While I found a lot of the movie pretty funny, I think it is important to not go into the movie expecting to be humored like one of our American version crude comedies. Go into "The Family" not knowing what to expect and you’ll find that it tackles many genres of film and has a good range of comedy, action, drama, and to top it off, some quality suspense.

To be honest, some of Luc Besson’s earlier films are some of my favorite movies I’ve ever seen because those movies had amazing characters and great personality.
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I'll agree with some of the other reviews in saying that this was definitely promoted as a comedy when it is not really. That's not to say it isn't funny in some parts; it's actually quite hysterical, though I'd say it leans more toward drama, or dark comedy at the very least. None of that takes away from enjoying the film; just don't go into it expecting "Analyze This."

The cast is great, the story line not half bad, and the tension and drama are not lacking. The film pays homage to De Niro's past roles a few times, which made me laugh. The comedy isn't so much spoken as it is in the action, and the actors did very well in communicating it.

This isn't your typical mobster flick. Go in expecting nothing and you'll find yourself enjoying it.
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Don't let other reviews dissuade you from watching this film. If you enjoy movies like, Meet the Parents, or Analyze This you'll love this film. De Niro played his classic Mobster role, but with a twist of trying to be a good family man. The role of the wife and kids where a perfect family combination. We loved this movie simply put.
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This film is both humorous and at the same time, very serious. This mafia clan is clearly unrepentant, and resents their exile in Europe. Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer play these two rolls so well. De Niro may be on the run, but he still yearns for his former life. Pfeiffer is dreading their next move, wanting to find some semblence of home, even if it is in a foreign land. The kids are the real victims in this film, they are reaping the results of their parents actions. The latter half of the film brings this fact to light, with a brutal sense of reality. The early parts of this film are very funny, if one can get by De Niro's reliance on mafia justice in his dealings with the locals. I recommend this film, both for its humor, but even more so for its reality. JRV
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“The Family” brings together an outstanding cast following the lead of writer/director Luc Besson. This might not be up to the very best of Besson’s work but I found it funny and entertaining. Besson also both wrote and directed “The Fifth Element” which we love so much at our house that our cat is named after one of the characters. He also wrote and directed “La Femme Nikita” a truly exciting thriller. Besson has a touch so deft and light that he has made a completely satisfying comedic film-no matter that the characters include a psychopath Mafia gangster, his loving wife, daughter and son, killers all.
It helps any movie if your leading man is Robert De Niro. It also helps if your leading lady is Machelle Pfeiffer. De Niro portrays a Mafia goon who has sold out his friends to the FBI. Pfeiffer plays his wife with her very best Brooklyn accent, something she has saved up from her role in “Married to the Mob” just for this film. She keeps us in stitches. After selling out his pals, the mobster and his family are imbedded in the Witness Protection Program. They hilariously have trouble adapting to ordinary life and end up in a small town in Normandy, France. Delicious.
“The Family” is very much R rated for bad words and casual violence. The Burke family just cannot seem to change their ways. The scenes of the teenagers adapting to their new life I found particularly funny. Not that the situations would be considered funny but because the actors and the writer/director made them funny.
Martin Scorsese is among the producers of “The Family”. He and his fellows allowed Besson a mere $30 million to make the film. This is a small, clever film of no great importance but it is leagues ahead of most of what we have seen since early summer.
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