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Padre Padrone (1977)




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Based on an autobiographical book by Gavino Ledda, this movie is filmed in Sardinian, a regional Italian dialect. The story concentrates on a shepherd boy, who lives under the thumb of his peasant father. Rescued from his family when called for military service, the boy emerges as a brilliant scholar.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani, Gavino Ledda
On DVD: Jun 10, 1998


Omero Antonutti
as Gavino's Father
Fabrizio Forte
as Gavino as a child
Marcella Michelangel...
as Gavino's Mother
Marino Cenna
as Servant/Shepherd
Stanko Molnar
as Sebastiano
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Critic Reviews for Padre Padrone

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

There are some strikingly beautiful images, all in context, as we touch themes of father-son conflict and coming of age drama

Full Review… | January 23, 2009
Urban Cinefile

a film of careful balances, setting raw nature against refined culture, and offering family drama that grips from start to finish without once resorting to sentimentality.

Full Review… | July 25, 2007
Eye for Film

Audience Reviews for Padre Padrone

very disturbing movie with imagery. Pretty depressing but reminds you to be thankful for what you and what kind of people are around you.

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