The Medal


1h 52m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Story is told from the perspective of 10-year-old Anna who lives with her mother in a working-class neighborhood in 1950's Turin. Her father died a hero's death as a partisan in World War II, and her mother has since put romance out of her mind. Anna aspires to earn a medal that her Catholic teacher

Film Details

Also Known As
Medaglia, La, Medal
Release Date
1997

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Synopsis

Story is told from the perspective of 10-year-old Anna who lives with her mother in a working-class neighborhood in 1950's Turin. Her father died a hero's death as a partisan in World War II, and her mother has since put romance out of her mind. Anna aspires to earn a medal that her Catholic teacher at school assigns to the best pupil but her mother's politics and refusal to let Anna make her First Communion get in the way.

Film Details

Also Known As
Medaglia, La, Medal
Release Date
1997

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Special Events) August 27 - September 6, 1997.

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