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325 Ratings

Shun Li and the Poet

Io sono li

Directed by Andrea Segre
Italy, France, 2011


Shun Li works in a textile factory near Rome, saving money so she can bring her young son to join her. Suddenly transferred to work in a small town along the Venetian Lagoon, she meets a local fisherman, a handsome old Slav immigrant nicknamed “The Poet.”

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Shun Li and the Poet Directed by Andrea Segre

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2011 | 3 wins including: FEDIC Award

BFI London Film Festival

2011 | Winner: Satyajit Ray Award

European Film Awards

2012 | Nominee: European Composer

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