Padre Padrone

1977, Italy, 114m, DCP

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Screened May 1, 2024

Follows the story of young, barely literate shepherd boy Gavino who lives under the thumb of his tyrannical peasant father. He is ultimately rescued from his family and his isolated lifestyle by a call to military service, eventually emerging as a brilliant linguist and scholar. Based on the book by Gavino Ledda.

In Italian, Sardinian, German, and Latin; with English subtitles

A film by Paolo Taviani Vittorio Taviani