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Terra madre (2009)

A documentary about the slow food movement.

Director:

Ermanno Olmi

Writers:

Ermanno Olmi (concept), Carlo Petrini (concept) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Ampello Bucci Ampello Bucci ... Himself
Maurizio Gelati Maurizio Gelati ... Himself
Carlo Petrini Carlo Petrini ... Himself
Pier Paolo Poggio Pier Paolo Poggio ... Himself
Marco Rizzone Marco Rizzone ... Himself
Aldo Schiavone Aldo Schiavone ... Himself
Vandana Shiva ... Herself
Angelo Vescovi Angelo Vescovi ... Himself
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A documentary about the slow food movement.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | English

Release Date:

8 May 2009 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Matka Ziemia See more »

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$192,935
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