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The Stolen Children

Il ladro di bambini

Directed by Gianni Amelio
Italy, France, 1992


Antonio, a policeman (carabiniere), has an order to take two children (Rosetta and her brother Luciano) from Milan to Sicily to an orphanage. Their mother has been arrested for forcing Rosetta (11 years old) to work as a prostitute.

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The Stolen Children Directed by Gianni Amelio

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1992 | 2 wins including: Grand Prize of the Jury

European Film Awards

1992 | Winner: European Film of the Year

1992 | Nominee: European Actor of the Year

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1993 | 2 wins including: Best Director

1993 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor

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