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Sicily! (1999)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Gianni Buscarino ...
Il figlio
Angela Nugara ...
La madre
Vittorio Vigneri ...
L'arrotino
Carmelo Maddio ...
Il venditore di arance
Ignazio Trombello ...
Poliziotto
Simone Nucatola ...
Poliziotto
Giovanni Interlandi ...
Il viaggiatore
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mario Baschieri
Giuseppe Bonta
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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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Gente da Sicília  »

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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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