The Kidnapping Of Edgardo Mortara recounts the story of a young Jewish boy in Bologna, Italy in 1858 who, having been secretly baptized, is forcibly taken from his family to be raised as a Christian. His parents' struggle to free their son becomes part of a larger political battle that pits the Papacy against forces of democracy and Italian unification. Written by
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Third collaboration between screenwriter Tony Kushner and director Steven Spielberg following Munich
(2005) and Lincoln
(2012). See more