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I Fidanzati

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Set against the economic boom of ’60s Italy, an engaged couple are separated by geography when the man is transferred from Milan to Sicily for work.

From the malaise of a familiar relationship to the loneliness and isolation of rural Sicily undergoing industrialisation, their love lingers, fades and is reborn as observed by Ermanno Olmi’s compassionate but rigorously objective lens.