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Le Quattro Volte (2010)
"Le quattro volte" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  28 May 2010 (Italy)
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An old shepherd lives his last days in a quiet medieval village perched high on the hills of Calabria, at the southernmost tip of Italy. He herds goats under skies that most villagers have ... See full summary »

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An old shepherd lives his last days in a quiet medieval village perched high on the hills of Calabria, at the southernmost tip of Italy. He herds goats under skies that most villagers have deserted long ago. He is sick, and believes to find his medicine in the dust he collects on the church floor, which he drinks in his water every day. Written by Anonymous

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£36,205 (UK) (27 May 2011)

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$152,530 (USA) (16 September 2011)
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The end credits also include a silver fir, the goats of Caulonia and the coal of Calabria among the cast members. See more »

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Le Quattro Volte is a beautiful document
22 January 2011 | by (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Le Quattro Volte is a beautiful document. It opens a window on a time, place and people that are very different from modern city life. And yet the cycle man-animal-vegetable-mineral is still ours. While the movie depicts life as it is today in the Italian village (someone is taking a photo with a mobile phone) it could have taken place fifty years ago. The film depicts events at a slow pace, giving you time to absorb the events and landscape. Yet the film is engaging from start to finish. Scenes such as the one where the young goats are playing in the shed or when the dog challenges the boy are captivating, even sitting at the first row in a small art-house cinema.


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