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Il sapore del grano (1986)

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Lorenzo, a handsome first-year professor in an isolated Italian village, falls under the spell of his most beguiling pupil, a dark-haired, starry-eyed 12-year-old named Duilio. As Lorenzo's... See full summary »

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Alba Mottura
Egidio Termine
Mattia Pinoli
Paolo Garlato
Elena Barbalich
Elisabetta Barbini
Efisio Coletti
Maria Baldo
Michele Pastres
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Lorenzo, a handsome first-year professor in an isolated Italian village, falls under the spell of his most beguiling pupil, a dark-haired, starry-eyed 12-year-old named Duilio. As Lorenzo's relationship with his heartless girlfriend deteriorates, he finds himself walking the fields with his loving student. When their idyllic friendship is questioned by Duilio's suspicious stepmother, Lorenzo is brought to a crisis of conscience. Written by <vincentr@axess.com>

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Sentimental, heartbreaking.
18 December 1999 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This is a beautiful movie, very sentimental with beautiful music. The love-making scene of Lorenzo and his girlfriend looked so real. Lorenzo left his yound student thinking that their relationship would never develop into a serious one because of age difference. In real life there are situations like this that two people fall in love and have to painfully tear apart because of age gap.


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