Martin Eden movie reviews & Metacritic score: In an adaptation of the Jack London novel of the same name, a sailor struggles to rise above his destitute, proletarian …


The 20-year romance between a macho ex-con and a trans woman unfolds in the striking backdrop of Genoa, first through their personal audio tapes, and then in their own living room. First in our double bill of inventive hybrids by Pietro Marcello (Martin Eden) is this beautifully-realized love story. When unskilled laborer Martin Eden meets Elena, the daughter of a wealthy industrial family, it’s love at first sight. The well-educated, refined young woman soon becomes an obsession for Martin who hopes that his dreams of becoming a writer will help him rise above his …

martin eden Italian-French historical romance drama film directed by Pietro Marcello, loosely based on the 1909 novel of the same name by Jack London about a young proletarian autodidact struggling to … Martin Eden movie reviews & Metacritic score: In an adaptation of the Jack London novel of the same name, a sailor struggles to rise above his destitute, proletarian … 03/09/2019 Interview: Pietro Marcello • Director of Martin Eden “I tried to create fiction by drawing from all available resources, while maintaining a part of unpredictability” VENICE 2019: Italian director Pietro Marcello is in competition with Martin Eden, inspired by Jack London’s famous 1908 novel . Venice Film Review: ‘Martin Eden’ Reviewed at Venice Film Festival (competing), Sept. 2, 2019.