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37 Ratings

Once You're Born You Can No Longer Hide

Quando sei nato non puoi più nasconderti

Directed by Marco Tullio Giordana
Italy, 2005
Drama, Adventure


Sandro accompanies his father on a sailing trip through the Greek islands when he becomes drowsy and slips overboard. He is then rescued from the vast expanses by a passing barge which is run by shifty people smugglers and is wall-to-wall with desperate Eastern European refugees.

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Once You're Born You Can No Longer Hide
Directed by Marco Tullio Giordana

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2005 | Winner: François Chalais Award

2005 | Competition

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2006 | Winner: Best Producer

2006 | 2 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor

David di Donatello Awards

2006 | Nominee: Critics Award (Film Commission Torino Piemonte)

Golden Globes (Italy)

2005 | 3 wins including: Best Film

2005 | 3 nominations including: Best Director

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