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89 Ratings

The Legend of the Holy Drinker

La Leggenda del Santo Bevitore

Directed by Ermanno Olmi
France, Italy, 1988


An alcoholic man wants to return the money he has borrowed.

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The Legend of the Holy Drinker Directed by Ermanno Olmi

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1988 | 2 wins including: Golden Lion

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1989 | 2 wins including: Best Director

David di Donatello Awards

1989 | 4 wins including: Best Film

1989 | Nominee: Best Screenplay

Seattle International Film Festival

1989 | Winner: Best Actor

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