Set during the '20s, a barber is in a wheelchair because of a psychosomatic illness after he lost the woman he loves.

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Camillo
Marco Messeri ...
Leone, il fratello di Camillo
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Vittoria
Massimo Bonetti ...
Orlando
Enzo Cannavale ...
Il padre di Camillo
Carola Stagnaro
Massimo Abate
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La sorella di Camillo
Anna Orso
Fiamma Verges
Giovanni Febraro
Eleonora Di Mario
Luigi Galella
Franco Pistoni
Sergio Stefanini
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Set during the '20s, a barber is in a wheelchair because of a psychosomatic illness after he lost the woman he loves.

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An old Italian proverb says "Le vie del Signore sono infinite" (The ways of the Lord are infinite) and the title is a variation of this and can be translated as "The ways of the Lord are finite" (as in finite number) or as "The ways of the Lord are over". See more »

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Camillo: I never read books, because they are millions and I can't keep up. Besides, I'm only one reading, while they, the writers, are millions, writing: while I read one, they have written one million...
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Qualcosa arriverà
Written by Pino Daniele
Performed by Pino Daniele
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