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Synopsis

The story about the shepherd Marino Bartolomeo and his diary. In 1902 Marino Bartolomeo left Italy to Big Pine, California. In California he worked for the owner of  10.000 sheep, taking care of sheep with a co-worker. In 1909, when the owner of 10.000 sheep died, Marino Bartolomeo came back to Italy. The documentary's aim is to transform this historical document, the written diary, in audio-visual language In Marino Bartolomeo's diary there are different themes of historical and cultural interests like transhumance, Italian migration towards European countries and America, the occitane culture and the educational process during the historical period from Italian Unification to the begin of the XX century.