Padre Pio is the new film directed by Abel Ferrara starring Shia LaBeouf: let’s discover the official trailer together
The saint who made Italian contemporary history, Padre Pio will have a new film, directed by Abel Ferrara and starring actor Shia LaBeouf. It is a biographical film, which traces the years of Francesco Forgione’s youth, even before he became known as Padre Pio. The filming took place in Puglia, where the monk lived and where there are still paths linked to his life.
Padre Pio: Shia LaBeouf in the film trailer
With the official trailer, in which we see this very talented actor and much loved by the public for his always intense and complex interpretations, we also discover the synopsis of the film, whose release date is not yet known, but we will know more details soon .
It is the end of the First World War and the young Italian soldiers return to San Giovanni Rotondo, a land of poverty, with a tradition of violence and submission to the iron rule of the Church and its rich landowners. Families are desperate, men are destroyed, even if victorious. Among these is the return of Padre Pio, who sneaks into a remote Capuchin monastery to begin his ministry, conjuring an aura of charisma, holiness and epic visions of Jesus, Mary and the Devil himself. The eve of the first free elections in Italy sets the stage for a massacre with a metaphorical dimension: an apocalyptic event
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