113 mins
8 / 10 (609)


Gavino, a young, barely literate shepherd boy, lives under the thumb of his tyrannical peasant father. When he is ultimately rescued from his family and his isolated lifestyle by a call to military service, Gavino begins emerging as a brilliant linguist and scholar.

MUBI's take

Filmmaking brothers Paolo and Vittorio Taviani made history with this provocative masterwork, the first feature to win both the Palme d’Or and the Critics Prize at Cannes. For its raw yet surreal depiction of rural life, Padre Padrone was famously championed by Roberto Rossellini and Akira Kurosawa.

Now showing

Canada Canada
4 months
United States United States
4 months

More films?

You currently have access to only 773 films in the United States selection.
You're missing out on 2334 more films, you can get immediate access to these via a VPN subscription.

We've partnered with NordVPN to get you 70% off on your subscription. Get yours now!