RESPIRO (2002)

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  • BOCCARENA Working
  • GRAZIA'S ISLAND Alternative


In a small fishing village on Lampedusa, an island off western Sicily, life can be both heartwarming and suffocating. Grazia is an affectionate wife and young mother, but her free spirited attitude causes talk in the village. Her husband, Pietro, stands by his wife, but when Grazia's reckless behaviour becomes misinterpreted as clinical, his family decides she should be sent to Milan for medical treatment. Grazia tries to run away but is saved by her thirteen year-old son, Pasquale.

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