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61 Ratings

Seeking Asylum

Chiedo asilo

Directed by Marco Ferreri
France, Italy, 1979
Drama, Comedy


An unorthodox school teacher takes over a fortress-like pre-school on the outskirts of Bologna – accompanying his frisky charges on unauthorized field trips and breaking through to a mute two-year-old.

Seeking Asylum Directed by Marco Ferreri

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1980 | 2 wins including: Special Jury Prize (Silver Berlin Bear)

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