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  Baaria family



The passions, dreams, hopes and delusions of an entire Sicilian community, Bagheria, as seen through the eyes of three generations:  from Ciccio Torrenuova, to his son Peppino, to his grandson Pietro. In the years of Fascism, Ciccio is a modest sheepherder who finds time to dedicate himself to his passion: books, poems of chivalry, and popular novels. During the food shortages of the Second World War, his son struggles against injustice and, although lacking education, he becomes passionate about politics, eventually becoming a member of the local government.  In the meantime, he meets and elopes with the woman of his life, Mannina, with whom he has five children.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore

Enrico Lo Verso, Beppe Fiorello, Giorgio Faletti, Aldo Baglio, Francesco Scianna, Salvatore Ficarra, Valentino Picone, Raoul Bova, Laura Chiatti, Vincenzo Salemme, Nino Frassica, Leo Gullotta, Nicole Grimaudo, Spiro Scimone, Enrico Salimbeni, Gabriele Lavia

Year: 2009
Length: 150 min.
Genre: Drama
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
  •Pasinetti Award (Giuseppe Tornatore): Venice Film Festival
•Nomination Best Foreign Language Film: Golden Globes USA; Golden Lion: Venice Film Festival
Showtimes: April 9, 8 p.m.; April 17, 8 p.m. MIDWEST PREMIERE
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Courtesy of Medusa Film