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Children of Fate: Life and Death in a Sicilian Family

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Music director  John T. La Barbera
Country  United States
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Documentary
Duration  
Language  English
Children of Fate: Life and Death in a Sicilian Family Children of Fate Life and Death in a Sicilian Family 1993 MUBI
Director  Andrew Young Susan Todd
Release date  1993
Directors  Michael Roemer, Andrew Young
Awards  Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize - U.S. Documentary
Genres  Documentary, Indie film, Biographical film, Black-and-white
Similar movies  Italianamerican (1974), Silverlake Life: The View from Here (1993), 51 Birch Street (2006), Recycled Life (2006), Legacy (2000)

Children of Fate: Life and Death in a Sicilian Family is a 1993 documentary film about life in the slums of Palermo, Sicily, directed by Andrew Young and Susan Todd.

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Plot

The film is a sequel to Cortile Cascino, a 1961 documentary shot by Andrew Young's father, Robert M. Young, which depicted the eponymous Palermo slum and told the story of Angela Capra and her family. Children of Fate picks up the story 30 years on, showing Capra now separated from her husband, and the fates of her children.

Awards

The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

References

Children of Fate: Life and Death in a Sicilian Family Wikipedia
Children of Fate: Life and Death in a Sicilian Family IMDb Children of Fate: Life and Death in a Sicilian Family themoviedb.org


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