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Family Strife Fuels Italy's 'Respiro'

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Family Strife Fuels Italy's 'Respiro'

Family Strife Fuels Italy's 'Respiro'

Family Strife Fuels Italy's 'Respiro'

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The Italian film Respiro is based on a Sicilian folk tale and features an island that time seems to have passed by. It's the story of a 12-year-old boy's plan to foil his father's efforts to institutionalize his volatile mother. Valeria Golino heads a robust cast. NPR's Bob Mondello offers a review.

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