Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)

Director
Francesco Rosi

Main cast
Gian Maria Volonté; Lea Massari; Irene Papas; Alain Cuny; Paolo Bonacelli

Genres
Drama, Foreign, History, War

Description
In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation.


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