Christ Stopped at Eboli

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Director:

Francesco Rosi

Writer:

Francesco Rosi, Tonino Guerra

Stars:

Gian Maria Volontè, Paolo Bonacelli, Alain Cuny

Beginning: Friday, May 3, 2019

Runtime: 150 min

NR / 1979


In 1935, Italian artist and activist Carlo Levi (Gian Maria Volonte) is exiled to the remote village of Eboli for taking a stand against Mussolini’s fascist regime. Although intended as a punishment, the experience soon proves to be an uplifting one for Levi. As he uses his medical knowledge to help the local villagers (Irene Papas, Paolo Bonacelli), he finds himself inspired by their spirit and ability to maintain their values while in the depths of poverty.

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