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Padre Padrone

Director: Paulo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani
Italy 1977
113 minutes
Cert: 18
The story of a son's development under an oppressive father. Gavino lives in solitude as an illiterate Sardinian shepherd. Finally he revolts against his father and his own illiteracy, studies and earns a degree and finds his identity through his newly-found ability to communicate. Based on the autobiographical novel Padre padrone by Gavino Ledda.