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147 Ratings

Christ Stopped at Eboli

Cristo si è fermato a Eboli

Directed by Francesco Rosi
France, Italy, 1979
Drama, Action, History


In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation.

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Christ Stopped at Eboli Directed by Francesco Rosi

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1980 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

BAFTA Awards

1983 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

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