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330 Ratings

Padre padrone

Italy, 1977


The true story of young Gavino, whose tyrant father forces him to work as a shepherd in the mountains of Sardinia before he escaped.

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Padre padrone Directed by Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1977 | 2 wins including: Palme d'Or

Berlin International Film Festival

1977 | Winner: Interfilm Grand Prix

BAFTA Awards

1978 | Nominee: Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles

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