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Cannes Film Festival: Rapito (Kidnapped), Bellocchio’s Historical Drama Exposes The Violence Of Dogmatism

Marco Bellocchio, the secular director from Piacenza, has often explored the consequences of religious imposition — never being sententious yet remaining truthful to his laical perspective. In his 2002 film, My Mother’s Smile (L’ora di religione), he touched upon the sensitive issue of being baptised in treason. In that case it occurred to the son of the…