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The Year Long Road

Cesta duga godinu dana

Directed by Giuseppe de Santis
Italy, Yugoslavia, 1958


The plot is set in an underdeveloped and remote area of a fictitious country, where the locals try to build an asphalt road in spite of careless attitude of the Government. The story follows the adventures in their self-reliant mission that lasts a whole year.

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The Year Long Road Directed by Giuseppe de Santis

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1959 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

San Francisco International Film Festival

1958 | Winner: Best Actor

Golden Globes (USA)

1959 | Winner: Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film

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