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Marcellino

Synopsis

A young boy abandoned at a monastery attempts to come to reconcile his faith with the violence and unpredictability of the outside world in this drama from director Luigi Comencini. In the 16th century, war is raging and a young mother abandons her baby at the door of a crumbling monastery. Named Marcellino by the caring months and raised until he is six years old, the young boy is adopted by a wealthy count and offered a life of luxury beyond his wildest dreams. Though his new home offers all of the...more

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