THE LEGEND OF THE HOLY DRINKER (Ermanno Olmi, 1988)

Because it has an air of fable or legend about it, La leggenda del santo bevitore somewhat resembles Orson Welles’s The Immortal Story (1968) or Roberto Benigni’s Life Is Beautiful (1997). Some may even be reminded of Vittorio De Sica’s Miracle in Milan (1951).      Written, directed and edited by Ermanno Olmi, the film derives from […]