2006, Italy-France 118’, Color, Italian-English-Sicilian
Director: Emanuele Crialese
Cast: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Vincenzo Amato, Vincent Schiavelli
What if reality isn’t like you expected?
A film of many awards, inspired by the director’s own experiences.
Salvatore (Vincenzo Amato), a Sicilian villager, decides to leave his homeland and emigrate to America with his two sons, Angelo (Francesco Casisa) and Pietro (Filippo Pucillo). They and their fellow travelers (Charlotte Gainsbourg, Federica de Cola) face a challenging journey to what they believe is a land of milk and honey.