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Story by  Elio Vittorini
Language  Italian
7.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
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Country  Italy / France / Germany
Sicilia! movie poster
Director  Daniele Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub
Writer  Elio Vittorini (novel)
Release date  1999
Initial release  September 15, 1999 (France)
Directors  Jean-Marie Straub, Daniele Huillet
Cast  Angela Nugara, Gianni Buscarino, Vittorio Vigneri
Screenplay  Jean-Marie Straub, Daniele Huillet
Similar movies  Jean-Marie Straub and others directed Sicily! and From the Cloud to the Resistance

Sicilia! is a 1999 Italian black-and-white film directed by Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub. Sicilia! follows a man returning to visit his native Sicily, after living in Northern Italy for many years. The film is an adaptation of Elio Vittorini's anti-fascist novel Conversations in Sicily, which was first published in 1941.

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Portuguese filmmaker Pedro Costa's documentary on Straub and Huillet, Où gît votre sourire enfoui? (alternately translated into English as Where Does Your Hidden Smile Lie? or Where Lies Your Hidden Smile?), was filmed while they were editing Sicilia!.

The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival.

Cast

  • Gianni Buscarino - the son
  • Angela Nugara - the mother
  • Vittorio Vigneri - the knife-grinder
  • Carmelo Maddio - the orange-seller
  • Ignazio Trombello - policeman
  • Simone Nucatola - policeman
  • Giovanni Interlandi - the traveler
  • Mario Baschieri
  • Giuseppe Bonta
  • References

    Sicilia! Wikipedia
    Sicilia! IMDb Sicilia! themoviedb.org


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