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Episode 359: Pinocchio (2019)

January 26, 2022 - The Other Half Podcast
Episode 359: Pinocchio (2019)

Finally, we come to the last Pinocchio movie in the Pinocchio trio. This is the most recent movie starring Roberto Benigni this time as Gepetto instead of Pinocchio like in the previous movie. Critics call Pinocchio 2019 the definitive Pinocchio story. This time Mike has finally read the original Pinocchio story originally published in 1883 so comes in with the knowledge to know what’s faithful and unfaithful to the source material. Not that sticking to the source material is a particularly good thing, but it’s a curious exercise on the many different ways to adapt such an old story.

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