SKU 3751

SEEKING ASYLUM (Chiedo Asilo) (1979) * with switchable English subtitles *

Roberto Benigni as Roberto Francesca De Sapio as Chiara Dominique Laffin as Isabella Luca Levi as Luca Girolamo Marzano as Mario Carlo Monni as Paolo Chiara Moretti as Irma Roberto Amaro as Robertino

Roberto has a new job as a nursery school teacher. The first child he meets is Gianluigi, who's mute. Roberto is spirited, bringing a TV into class, then a donkey. He takes children on an unscheduled field trip to their fathers' plant. He dates Isabella, the mother of one of his students, and soon she's pregnant. He's moody about it, so Isabella leaves for her family's abandoned movie theater in Sardinia, but not before Roberto is briefly arrested and questioned about past radical activity. 

DVD-R is in Italian with switchable English subtitles. Approx. 107 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality!

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