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Seeking Asylum (Chiedo asilo)

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Genre:Comedy, Drama
Release Date:January 1, 1979
Running time:100 minutes
Cast:Roberto Benigni, Francesca De Sapio, Dominique Laffin, Luca Levi, Girolamo Marzano
Director:Marco Ferreri
Writer:Roberto Benigni, Gérard Brach

Description: Roberto Benigni and Dominique Laffin co-star in this symbolic social drama about a well-meaning teacher and his young pre-school class. Although his unconventional techniques enthrall his young students, his methods stir controversy among the more traditionally minded parents and school administrators. A trip to a nearby factory enlightens the kids but draws criticism from the parent's of the children who work there. The concerned teacher is questioned by police when he helps a young five-year-old fiddle player who runs away from home.~ Dan Pavlides, All Movie Guide

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