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Sicily! (1999)

Sicilia! (original title)
A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Gianni Buscarino ...
Il figlio
Vittorio Vigneri ...
L'arrotino
Angela Nugara ...
La madre
Carmelo Maddio ...
Il venditore di arance
Angela Durantini ...
Moglie del venditore di arance
Simone Nucatola ...
Poliziotto
Ignazio Trombello ...
Poliziotto
Giovanni Interlandi ...
Il Gran Lombardo
Giuseppe Bonta ...
Il catanese
Mario Baschieri ...
Il vecchino
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A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener. Written by Will Gilbert

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15 September 1999 (France)  »

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Gente da Sicília  »

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Connections

Referenced in Where Does Your Hidden Smile Lie? (2001) See more »

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String Quartet No. 15 a A minor, Op. 132
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Beautiful Documentary
16 October 2010 | by (China) – See all my reviews

Beautiful historic documentary of the life in Sicily during the 30ies.

Stunning images on land, people and houses.

The majority of actors are villagers of Sicilian villages.

They speak in dialect, so it is difficult to understand the movie without subtitles. Central part in the movie are the oranges, that nobody wants to buy.

I saw the movie ten years ago and since then I didn't have occasion to saw it again. When I first saw the movie I also thought it is boring. I needed more years to understand that this is a great movie.

Hope everybody would get the chance to look at it, till the end.


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