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Aclà's Decent Into Floristella (1992)
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Aclà's Decent Into Floristella (1992)
Original name: La discesa di Aclà a Floristella
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in Sicily in the 1930's, Aurelio Grimaldi's feature debut chronicles the harsh story of twelve-year-old boy, Aclà, sold into slavery by his destitute parents to work in the underground Floristella sulfur mines. Overworked and underfed, Aclà toils from Monday to Saturday in the steamy, candle-lit labyrinths. Repeatedly beaten and abused by his "owner" and with constant threats of being raped, Aclà plots his escape to the sea... but this leads to dire consequences for the boy and his family.
Style: political
Plot: pedophilia, boy, coming of age, gay, male nudity, male objectification, youth, childhood, traumatic childhood, social injustice, little boy, sex crime, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute, female nudity, runaway, grownups, mining, puberty
Time: 1930s

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