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8 Ratings

The Pear Tree

L'albero delle pere

Directed by Francesca Archibugi
Italy, 1998


A little girl gets hurt by her mother’s syringe. Her teenage half-brother tries to get her to get an HIV and hepatitis tests without their parents’ knowledge, which causes more trouble.

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The Pear Tree Directed by Francesca Archibugi

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1998 | 3 wins including: Best Cinematography (Golden Osella)

1998 | Special Mention: UNICEF Award

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1999 | 3 nominations including: Best Actress

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