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Padre Padrone ()

Padre padrone (original title)
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The true story of the life of Gavino Ledda, the son of a Sardinian shepherd, and how he managed to escape his harsh, almost barbaric existence by slowly educating himself, despite violent opposition from his brutal father.

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  • Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 9 wins.
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Cast

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Father
Saverio Marconi ...
Gavino
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Mother
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Young Gavino
Marino Cenna ...
Young shepherd
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Sebastiano
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Cesare
Pierluigi Alvau
Giuseppino Angioni
Fabio Angioni
Giuseppe Brandino
Mario Cheri
Giuseppe Chessa Perle
Domenico Deriu
Marina D'Onofrio
Pietro Paolo Fauli
Franca Floris
Mario Fulghesu
Antonio Garrucciu
Gianni Garruccio
Patrizia Giannichedda
Roberto Giannichedda
Vincenzo Giannichedda
Pietro Giordo
Antonello Gloriani
Gavino Loriga
Angelo Marras
Costanzo Mela
Domenico Morganti
Luigi Muntoni
Gianfranco Panai
Giuseppina Perantoni
Cristiana Piazza
Matteo Piu
Maria Immacolata Porcu
Cosimo Rodio
Anna Lucia Sanna
Marco Sanna
Stefano Satta
Umberto Spada
Mario Spissu
Salvatore Stangoni
Marco Unali
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gavino Ledda ...
Himself

Directed by

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Paolo Taviani
Vittorio Taviani

Written by

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Gavino Ledda ... (book)
 
Paolo Taviani ... ()
 
Vittorio Taviani ... ()

Produced by

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Giuliani G. De Negri ... producer

Music by

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Egisto Macchi

Cinematography by

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Mario Masini ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Roberto Perpignani

Editorial Department

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Vincenza Caruso ... assistant editor
Rita Triunveri ... assistant editor

Production Design by

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Gianni Sbarra

Costume Design by

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Lina Nerli Taviani

Makeup Department

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Gloria Fava ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Tonino Paoletti ... production director
Grazia Volpi ... general organizator

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Giampiero Cubeddu ... assistant director
Marco De Poli ... assistant director
Francesco Lizzani ... assistant director

Art Department

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Ergo Primucci ... property master

Sound Department

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Fernando Caso ... sound effects editor
Enzo Diliberto ... foley artist
Pietrantonio Federico ... sound
Alvaro Gramigna ... foley artist
Giovanni Sardo ... sound
Adriano Taloni ... sound mixer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Aldo Antonelli ... first assistant camera
Stefano Marino ... electrician
Umberto Montiroli ... still photographer
Firmino Palmieri ... studio photographer
Arnaldo Palone ... key grip
Pietro Ras ... gaffer (as Piero Ras)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Giovanna Cossia De Poli ... assistant costumer (as Giovanna De Poli)

Music Department

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Egisto Macchi ... conductor

Script and Continuity Department

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Jacqueline Perrier ... continuity

Other crew

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Danilo Martelli ... production accountant
Anna Maria Tatò ... press attache (as Annamaria Tatò)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

The true story of the life of Gavino Ledda, the son of a Sardinian shepherd, and how he managed to escape his harsh, almost barbaric existence by slowly educating himself, despite violent opposition from his brutal father. Written by Michael Brooke

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Taglines ...my father, my Master See more »
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Also Known As
  • Father and Master (World-wide, English title)
  • Padre Padrone (United States)
  • Padre Padrone (World-wide, English title)
  • Padre Padrone (United Kingdom)
  • Padre patrón (Spain)
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Runtime
  • 113 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Akira Kurosawa included this as one of his favorite movies in his book A Dream is a Genius. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in One Hundred Children Waiting for a Train (1988). See more »
Soundtracks Overture from 'Die Fledermaus' See more »
Quotes [last lines]
Father: Don't laugh at Gavino. Hands on your desks! Today is Gavino's turn. Tomorrow will be yours.
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