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40 Ratings

St. Michael Had a Rooster

San Michele aveva un gallo

Italy, 1972


Sentenced to life imprisonment for illegal activities, Italian International member Giulio Manieri holds on to his political ideals while struggling against madness in the loneliness of his prison cell.

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St. Michael Had a Rooster

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

1972 | Quinzaine des Réalisateurs

Berlin International Film Festival

1972 | Winner: Interfilm Award - Recommendation (Forum of New Cinema)

Chicago International Film Festival

1973 | Best Feature (Gold Hugo)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1976 | Nominee: Best Actor

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