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  • Actors Baolo Bonacelli and Gian Maria Volontè converse in a town square.
  • A procession of townspeople walking outside in the snow.
  • Actor Gian Maria Volontè speaks with a woman near ruins.
  • Actor Gian Maria Volontè speaks with three women, including one holding a baby.
  • Actors Gian Maria Volontè and Irene Papas; he looks on as she scrubs a basin.
  • Actor Gian Maria Volontè speaks with two police officers.

Francesco Rosi’s

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Director Francesco Rosi
Cast Gian Maria Volontè, Paolo Bonacelli, Alain Cuny
Screenplay Francesco Rosi, Tonino Guerra, Raffaele La Capria
Cinematography Pasqualino De Santis
1979 | Italy, France | 4K DCP | Approx. 3 hr. 40 min. (plus intermission)
In Italian with English subtitles

1935: Milanese anti-Mussolini activist Carlo Levi (Gian Maria Volontè) is exiled, deep into the instep of Italy’s boot, to a desperately poor town stuck in the Middle Ages, where the most desolate of landscapes exist side by side with ravishing natural beauty. Based on Levi’s best-selling 1945 memoir. Made for Italian television in four parts, but cut in half for its 1980 U.S. release, this is the complete, uncut version.