UN MONDO D'AMORE
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In the winter of 1949 Pier Paolo Pasolini is charged with corrupting a minor and obscenity. During a party in the village of Ramuscello in Friuli, he persuaded some young boys to go off with him. Although there was no violence and none of the boys protested, the police arrest him on the basis of gossip. Pasolini's world falls apart. His father, Carlo Alberto, a war hero becomes deeply depressed, Pasolini loses his teaching job without being given a chance to defend himself. Jobless and humiliated, Pasolini and his mother, Susanna board a Rome-bound train...