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La pivellina (2009)

A circus woman and her husband find a two year old girl in the trailer park where they are living. With the help of another child, they search for her mother.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrizia Gerardi ...
Patti
Tairo Caroli ...
Tairo
Walter Saabel ...
Walter
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Asia
Tailor Intruglio ...
Fidanzata
Pierino Atzeni ...
Contadino
Gigliola Crippa ...
Nonna
Mirco Crippa ...
Zio
Luciano Salgado ...
Luciano
Marco Gerani ...
Poliziotti
Fabrizio Borri ...
Poliziotti
Pathan Zahid Khan ...
Mago
Roberto Caroli ...
Padre
Claudio Carbonari ...
Cugino
Donato Prina ...
Popo
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A circus woman and her husband find a two year old girl in the trailer park where they are living. With the help of another child, they search for her mother.

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$207 (USA) (16 September 2011)

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$1,255 (USA) (16 September 2011)
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A Rich Slice of Life
16 January 2010 | by (California) – See all my reviews

A woman is out looking for her dog in a city park. She comes across a little girl in a pink snowsuit sitting in a swing all by herself. The story unfolds from there. If you like small, slow films that serve up a rich slice of life in an area you would otherwise never see, La Pivellina is well worth seeing. The characters who work in small circuses around Italy and their relationships with each other are interesting and believable. We grow to care more about them as the story and our time together unfolds. With no big bells or whistles, this film captured my full attention and left me still curious and wanting more.

I saw it at the Palm Springs Film Festival as a late choice among very few films with tickets still available. I'm glad I did.


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