Aspromonte: Land of the Forgotten (2019)

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Aspromonte: Land of the Forgotten (2019)
Aspromonte - La terra degli ultimi (original title)

In 1951 in Africo, a small village in the southern valley of Aspromonte, a woman dies in childbirth because a doctor fails to arrive on time. No road connects Africo with other villages. In the wake of this tragedy, all of Africo's including children - abandon their usual occupations and unite to build their own road. Giulia, the new school teacher, comes from the North with a mission to teach standard Italian to help bring cultural cohesion with Africo and the rest of Italy. But she will have to contend with local mafiosi Don Totó, who is determined to ensure this the town remains cut off, and thus, under his power.
Italy
IMDb   5.9 /10
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Creators
Director Mimmo Calopresti
Writer Pietro Criaco
Writer Mimmo Calopresti
Writer Monica Zapelli
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Release Date2019-11-21
Runtime1h 29mins
GenreDrama
Content Rating
Awards2 wins & 3 nominations.
CompanyItalian International Film, Rai Cinema, Regione Calabria
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian
Ciccio Italia detto il Poeta
Elisabetta Gregoraci
Elisabetta Gregoraci
Maria
Carlo Gallo
Carlo Gallo
Salvatore Criaco
Salvatore Criaco
Turi
Giulio Cuzzilla
Giulio Cuzzilla
Micu
Annalisa Giannotta
Annalisa Giannotta
Francesco Grillo
Francesco Grillo
Andrea
Uomo anziano che visita Africo
Saverio Malara
Saverio Malara
Don Carmine