Christ Stopped at Eboli

Rosi's BAFTA-winning epic stars Gian Maria Volonte as Carlo Levi, an artist and political exile banished to a southern Italian village by Mussolini's fascist regime. Over time he begins to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the poverty-stricken peasants who live there, integrating himself and overcoming his fears and alienation. A film full of faith in human values, based on the novel by Carlo Levi about his own experiences.

Year: 1979
Genre: NZ Film Festivals, Drama, Italian Cinema, True Stories, Based on..., Film Festivals 1983
Country: France, Italy
Director: Francesco Rosi
Starring: Gian Maria Volonte, Paolo Bonacelli, Alain Cuny
Duration: 145 Minutes
Rating: PG
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (Italy)



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