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Pater Familias

Directed by Francesco Patierno
Italy, 2003
Drama, Crime


After ten years in jail, Matteo, returns home in order to sign some legal papers tied to the imminent death of his father. But the real reason Matteo returns is to face the ghosts of his past and to relive the episodes that landed him in prison.

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Pater Familias Directed by Francesco Patierno

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2003 | 3 nominations including: Best New Director

David di Donatello Awards

2004 | Nominee: Best New Director

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