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40 Ratings

The Way We Laughed

Così ridevano

Directed by Gianni Amelio
Italy, 1998


Turin at the end of the fifties: two brothers have emigrated there from Sicily and the older works very hard to let the younger study and free himself from poverty through culture. The boy however is not keen on school and would like to begin to work.

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The Way We Laughed Directed by Gianni Amelio

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1998 | 3 wins including: Golden Lion

1998 | Special Mention: Sergio Trasatti Award

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1999 | 6 nominations including: Best Director

David di Donatello Awards

1999 | 3 nominations including: Best Cinematography

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