024 - The Tree Of Wooden Clogs (1978)

For Tara to choose the film The Tree of Wooden Clogs for Ti at first makes it look like she is becoming a parody of herself. Or is she deliberately trying to upset him.

Featuring real farmers and locals, Ermanno Olmi's film follows the daily concerns of Lombard peasants in 19th century Italian. Will the film's illicit strawberry-growing and clog-making intrigue Ti? Is it ever ok to kill animals on screen for cinematic accuracy? Does this look at the early Italian neorealist movement deserve to be the winner of fourteen awards including the Palme d'or at Cannes and the César Award for Best Foreign Film? Listen now to find out.

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