Title: Christ Stopped at Eboli
Country: Italy, France
In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation.
Francesco Rosi (story), Tonino Guerra (story), Francesco Rosi (screenplay), Tonino Guerra (screenplay), Raffaele La Capria (screenplay), Carlo Levi (novel)