My Father My Master

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True story of Gavino Ledda, who managed to redeem his life. As a child he was forced to leave school by his father, who wanted to make him a shepherd. Remained illiterate, after military service, Gavino rebels against the paternal opposition and decides to achieve the longed education. With strong will he will be able to graduate and get a university chair. The film won the Interfilm Grand Prix at the Berlin International Film Festival, the Palme d'Or and the Critics Award at the Cannes Film Festival. In addition, the directors Paolo and Vittorio Taviani are awarded with the Special David at the David di Donatello and with the Silver Ribbon for Best Director. Saverio Marconi instead won the Silver Ribbon for Best New Actor while Omero Antonutti won the italian Golden Globe for Best Breakthrough Actor.

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