PATER FAMILIAS (2003)

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After a ten-year absence, Matteo returns to his village near Naples. He has just got out of prison, on parolein order to put his dying father's papers in order and he finds past and present mingling before his eyes. Most of his old friends are still on the wrong side of the law or have been victims of brutal acts commited by others. Marco tries to make some sense of his life in the midst of the chaos and violence around him.

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