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  • An ETERNITY AND A DAY Alternative
  • L' ETERNITA E UN GIORNO Alternative
  • L' ÉTERNITÉ ET UN JOUR Alternative


Alexander is seriously ill and faces a final stay in a hospital while his daughter and son-in-law sell the family house. Then he meets a little boy, an illegal immigrant from Albania, and undertakes to return him to his grandmother, not realising at first that the boy has lied and there is no real grandmother.

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