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Padre Padrone

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Based on an autobiographical book by [[Performer~P239258~Gavino Ledda~gavinoledda]], Padre Padrone is filmed in Sardinian, a regional Italian dialect. The film concentrates on a young, barely literate shepherd boy, who lives under the thumb of his tyrannical peasant father. Rescued from his family--and his isolated lifestyle--when called for military service, the boy eventually emerges as a brilliant scholar. Filmmakers [[Performer~P113722~Paolo Taviani~paolotaviani]] and [[Performer~P113723~Vittorio...more

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