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Conspiracy of Hearts (1960)

 |  Drama, War  |  7 April 1960 (USA)
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In wartime Italy nuns in a convent regularly smuggle Jewish children out of a nearby internment camp. The Italian army officer in charge suspects what may be going on but deliberately turns... See full summary »

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Mother Katharine
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Sister Mitya
Yvonne Mitchell ...
Sister Gerta
Ronald Lewis ...
Major Spoletti
Albert Lieven ...
Colonel Horsten
Peter Arne ...
Lt. Schmidt
Nora Swinburne ...
Sister Tia
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Father Desmaines
Megs Jenkins ...
Sister Constance
David Kossoff ...
The Rabbi
Jenny Laird ...
Sister Honoria
George Coulouris ...
Petrelli
Phyllis Neilson-Terry ...
Sister Elisaveta
Rebecca Dignam ...
Anna
Joseph Cuby ...
Joseph
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In wartime Italy nuns in a convent regularly smuggle Jewish children out of a nearby internment camp. The Italian army officer in charge suspects what may be going on but deliberately turns a blind eye. When the Germans take over the camp security the nuns' activities become far more dangerous. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Conspiração de corações  »

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Throughout the scenes in which they appear, most of the nuns are wearing make-up. This would be most unlikely for nuns. See more »

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Destruction by Fire
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Music by Charles Williams
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Saw this on Sky today, brought back memories
26 May 2004 | by (Perthshire) – See all my reviews

My Mother took me to see this film at the Lowestoft Odeon around 1960 (I was 8) . Why I remember it is that the Cinema Manager told my Mother that the film was on its first screening in the UK even before London (dunno why) and there would be a surprise after the film. The surprise was the Actor Ronald Lewis who came on stage . Unfortunately some of the audience hissed him which put him off a little-he said 'Im one of the Good Guys' or words to that effect but then gave us an interesting talk about making the film. I didn't understand the movie at the time really but seeing it this afternoon was the first time since then. The film showed the Italian troops in a good, professional light when our Dads at the time told us that they had 'chased them all over North Africa'


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