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La Leggenda del Santo Bevitore

Ermanno Olmi France, 1988

Umberto L.'s rating of the film The Legend of the Holy Drinker

One of the most incredible films ever made. I will love it even after my own death. Exceptional, impeccable, touching, vivid, and also dreamy like a film from Miyazaki. Ermanno Olmi wanted to honour Pietro Germi's "Il Ferroviere": he ended up surpassing it.