'Human Capital' (unrated)

February 12, 2015 2:20 PM

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The sleek, elegant Italian drama Human Capital opens with an accident: A waiter riding his bike home at night after work is run off the road by a car and may or may not have survived. The details are intentionally obscured, so we don’t know who the culprit is or what the circumstances were.

Then director Paolo Virzi begins to circle back on the days leading up to the accident, splitting the story into chapters told through the eyes of specific protagonists: Dino (Fabrizio Bentivoglio), a husband and father whose wife is expecting twins. Dino is a poser who longs to break out of his upp...

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