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The Hawks and the Sparrows, 1966

The Hawks and the Sparrows
Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Written by: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Language:  Italian
Country:  Italy
Runtime:  89 min
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The mood of The Hawks and the Sparrows is biting, clever, and witty. The plot centers around religions or cults, politics, and parents and children. It features satire and irreverent humor. The Hawks and the Sparrows is a foreign and comedy movie. Stylistically, it has a road movie structure, is talky, and is surreal. The pacing is slow. The Hawks and the Sparrows is set in Rome. It happens in the 1960s. Visually, it is black and white. The Hawks and the Sparrows is based on a book. The movie is known for being critically acclaimed and an award winner. Note that it includes mild violent content.

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Pasolini's fanciful, philosophical fable about a father (Italian clown Toto) and son (Nino Davoli) whose... more

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Language: Italian
Country: Italy
Release date: 27 July 1967
Runtime: 89 min

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Totò Totò As Innocenti Totò / Brother Cicillo
Ninetto Davoli Ninetto Davoli As Innocenti Ninetto / Brother Ninetto
Femi Benussi Femi Benussi As Luna
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surreal and clever
I’m not a big fan of black and white foreign movies from the 60’s, but this Pasolini film was just great. If you want to watch something a bit more sophisticated than Twilight: New Moon, watch this Italian acclaimed film.
28.March.2010 |  by: barak gilon
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