Fiorile (1993)


Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB

Italy/France/Germany, 1993.  Filmtre, Gierre Film, Florida Movies, La Sept Cinéma, Roxy Films, K.S. Film, Penta Film, Canal+, Eurimages.  Screenplay by , Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani.  Cinematography by .  Produced by , .  Music by .  Production Design by .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by .  

The generational saga of an Italian family, beginning with poor origins on a dirty farm through to the wealth they achieve thanks to a heartless crime. The Taviani brothers have fashioned a memorable narrative in this gentle drama that never makes a strong enough impression. French-American actor plays a dual role as a soldier and his grandson.

Cannes Film Festival:  In Competition

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