Acla's Descent into Floristella

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Acla's Descent into Floristella ★★ Acla 1987

Twelve-year-old Acla (Cusimano) is sold by his father to work underground in the sulfur mines for eight years. Repeatedly beaten by his owner, Acla runs away, but there are dire consequences for him and his family. Set in 1930s Sicily. Italian with subtitles. 86m/C VHS . IT Francesco Cusimano, Tony Sperandeo; D: Aurelio Grimaldi; W: Aurelio Grimaldi; C: Maurizio Calvesi; M: Dario Lucantoni.