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The story of an Italian immigrant, a widower living alone with his memories, his Bible and Dante, which he learned to read in English. In this black-and-white film from 1966 he talks about his past, his children and of good times and bad. What he tells and what the camera shows of his life make a warm, human portrait of an aging man who chooses freedom and independence even though it sometimes means solitude.

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Antonio, Tony Ianzelo, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Tony Ianzelo
  • photography
    Tony Ianzelo
  • commentary
    Antonio Ianuziello
    Harold Arthur
    Elspeth Chisholm
  • voice
    Alfonso Cisterna
  • music
    Robert Fleming
  • sound editing
    Bernard Bordeleau
  • re-recording
    George Croll
  • editing
    Martin Defalco
    Tony Ianzelo
  • producer
    Tom Daly

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