The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Rural Drama, Family Drama  |   Run Time - 175 min.  |   Countries - Italy   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Italian filmmaker Ermanno Olmi's Tree of the Wooden Clogs covers a period of twelve months, dividing its time between three peasant families, all of whom work on the estate of an all-but-absentee landlord. Special emphasis is given the interrelationships between the various family members and their neighbors. Tree of the Wooden Clogs was honored with the Golden Palm award at the Cannes Film Festival.




family, peasant, bonding [relationship], servant, estate, land, neighbor


High Artistic Quality, High Production Values