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La storia vergognosa

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Original Title: La storia vergognosa
Director: Nella Condorelli
Cast: Enrica Rosso, Fiorella Migliore, Leo Gullotta, Francesco Foti, Evelyn Famà, Carmelo Rappisi
Story: Nella Condorelli
Genre: Documentary
Production: Factory Film
Year: 2020
Runtime: 78'
Country: ITA
Location: Castiglione di Sicilia / Alia / Comiso / Lendinara / Catania

A cinematic investigation into the channels of early twentieth century emigration to the Americas, almost completely from southern Italy, mostly from Sicily. The main characters are the river of people originating from all the Sicilian provinces: farmers, day laborers, mechanics, tradesmen, students, intellectuals, men. women, children, who at the end of the nineteenth century crowded the docks of the ports of Palermo and Castellammare del Golfo, to embark for New York, Buenos Aires, or Sao Paulo.

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