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137 Ratings

Time Stood Still

Il tempo si è fermato

Directed by Ermanno Olmi
Italy, 1959


Two men work as caretakers on a construction site in the Alps. When one leaves to spend Christmas with his family, he is replaced with an adolescent boy. He and the other man barely speak to one another at first. But when an avalanche cuts their electricity, they slowly grow fonder of each other.

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Time Stood Still Directed by Ermanno Olmi

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