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The Assisi Underground (1985)

PG  |   |  Drama, History, War  |  September 1985 (USA)
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This film sheds light on the role of the Catholic Church and the people of Assisi in rescuing Italian Jews from the Nazis in 1943.

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Padre Rufino
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Bishop Nicolini
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Mother Giuseppina
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Col. Müller
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Capt. von Velden
Riccardo Cucciolla ...
Luigi Brizzi
Angelo Infanti ...
Giorgio Kropf
Paolo Malco ...
Paolo Josza
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Gen. Bremer
Delia Boccardo ...
Countess Cristina
Roberto Bisacco ...
Prof. Rieti
Didi Ramati ...
Mrs. Eva Rieti
Geoffrey Copleston ...
Police Chief Bertolucci
Venantino Venantini ...
Pietro
Maurice Poli ...
Vito
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This film sheds light on the role of the Catholic Church and the people of Assisi in rescuing Italian Jews from the Nazis in 1943.

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Long Version (unedited)
19 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am currently 3/20/05 watching the original unedited 3Hr 30Min Version on the True Stories Channel.

It is supposed to be playing again.

Don't be alarmed when the credits start to roll after an hour and a half, it starts right back up again with part 2.

The film has a look that makes you think you are watching a much older movie, plus I am watching on a non-widescreen TV. Doesn't look very good.

I truly enjoyed the historical aspects, and can only hope they were made without adding to many alterations.


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