Moon Shadow
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Moon Shadow
In this Italian drama an astrophysicist returns to his birthplace and re-discovers his humanity. Lorenzo needs money. He stops his research in Milan and goes to his former childhood villa in Sicily to sell it. Because workers are renovating it, he must linger longer than he wanted. He begins to remember the slower pace of Sicilians as compared to the hustle of mainland urban Italy. He slowly becomes friends with Salvatore, the head repairman. He lives in an alternative-therapy community for mental patients. His son Agostino is a patient there. Salvatore's simple philosophies have a… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Karyo and Manfredi's performances are endearing, as is the evocation of village life and the filmmaker's underlying purpose to do good in a world growing more cynical and materialistic."
‑ Doris Toumarkine, Film Journal International
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