69 minutes | Aug 10th 2020

114 - The Tree Of Wooden Clogs Review

The Tree of Wooden Clogs (Italian: L'Albero degli zoccoli) is a 1978 Italian film written and directed by Ermanno Olmi. The film concerns Lombard peasant life in a cascina (farmhouse) of the late 19th century. It has some similarities with the earlier Italian neorealist movement, in that it focuses on the lives of the poor, and the parts were played by real farmers and locals, rather than professional actors. The original version of the movie is spoken in Lombard (the Bergamasque variety, an Eastern Lombard dialect). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tree_of_Wooden_Clogs