Holocaust in Italy/Italian Holocaust Filmsby loop-3 | created - 16 May 2015 | updated - 30 Jan 2017 | Public
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6. The Swing Girls (2010 TV Movie)
210 min | Drama
Three Dutch girls become famous as close harmony singers in Mussolini's Italy. When the war breaks out, suddenly questions are asked about their background and the deeper meaning of the lyrics in their songs.
8. Memories of Anne Frank (2009 TV Movie)
R | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History
Freely inspired by Alison Leslie Gold's "Memories of Anne Frank: Reflections of a Childhood Friend," the film tells of Anne Frank and her friend, Hanneli Goslar, their first meeting in ... See full summary »
9. Hotel Meina (2007)
115 min | Drama, History
How will the Germans react to the armistice of the 8th of September 1943, due to which Italy betrays them and sides with the allied forces? This is the distressing questions that a group of... See full summary »
10. Wild Blood (2008)
148 min | Biography, Drama
The story of rising, fancy life and falling of Osvaldo Valenti and Luisa Ferida, two of the stars of the Italian cinema during the Fascism period of Italy.
11. Salvo D'Acquisto (2003 TV Movie)
160 min | Drama, War
After enlisting himself in the well-known Italian police corps, "Carabinieri", and after becoming friend with the young Guido, at the breakout of the war, Salvo D'acquisto leaves Naples and... See full summary »
12. Facing Windows (2003)
R | 102 min | Drama, Romance
Overburdened and stuck in a greying marriage, Giovanna takes to caring for the Jewish Holocaust survivor her husband brings home. As she begins to reflect on her life, she turns to the man who lives across from her ...
Votes: 10,212 | Gross: $0.54M
13. Hidden Children (2004 TV Movie)
200 min | Drama, War
This is a true story about forty Jewish children on their way to Palestine, who were blocked by the German and Italian occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941. Before finding a haven at Villa Emma... See full summary »
14. Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (2002 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 104 min | Biography, Drama, History
It is the real story of Giorgio Perlasca (Luca Zingaretti). During the 1920s he was an Italian Fascist supporter, fighting in Africa an in the Spanish civil war where he deserved a safe ... See full summary »
15. De Gasperi, l'uomo della speranza (2005 TV Movie)
200 min | Biography, Drama
The biography of one of most influential Italian politicians, through the dramatic years of fascism, WWII and country economic and social rebuilding. First victim of political persecution, ... See full summary »
16. Karol: A Man Who Became Pope (2005 TV Movie)
186 min | Biography, Drama
The life of the pope John-Paul II, from his youth as a writer, actor, and athlete in war-torn occupied Poland to his election as Pope at the age of 58.
17. Pope John Paul II (2005– )
201 min | Biography, Drama
Following the premature death of his mother, Karol Wojtyla is brought up by his father in the Polish city of Krakow during the first half of the 20th century. An outstanding student with a ... See full summary »
18. Il cielo cade (2000)
102 min | Drama, Music, Romance
1943, an estate north of Firenze. The weight of the world is on the shoulders of Penny, who's about 10. An orphan, she must watch over her little sister when they go to live with her aunt ... See full summary »
19. Canone inverso - Making Love (2000)
107 min | Drama
Costanza is drinking a beer in a Prague pub, a summer night in 1968, while a violinist enters and starts playing a "canone inverso" for her. It is not a case, that music and that violin ... See full summary »
20. Unfair Competition (2001)
110 min | Drama, War
Two textile traders, with the shop close to one another, fight for the supremacy of their own business during the racial laws in Italy.
23. Look to the Sky (1993)
100 min | Drama
In 1942, in Amsterdam, the three year-old boy Jonah, his father and his mother are deported by the Germans to a concentration camp. Along the years, Jonah (Jenner Del Vecchio) grows up ... See full summary »
25. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor, and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.
Votes: 567,407 | Gross: $57.60M
29. Seven Beauties (1975)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, War
The defense of honor, a strong value in Neapolitan society, and his effects on the life of everyman Pasquale Frafuso.
Votes: 4,477 | Gross: $0.01M
30. Salon Kitty (1976)
X | 129 min | Drama, War
Kitty runs a brothel in Nazi Germany where the soldiers come to "relax". Recording devices have been installed in each room by a power hungry army official, who plans to use the information to blackmail Hitler and gain power himself.
31. Women's Camp 119 (1977)
97 min | Horror, Thriller
A prisoner is forced to serve as a doctor's assistant, giving her a front row seat for the horrible goings-on. There's the experiment to revive Nazi soldiers who have frozen to death by ... See full summary »
34. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
R | 94 min | Drama, History, War
The story of the Finzi-Continis, a noble family of Ferrara, during the Jewish persecution in Italy's 1930s.
Votes: 5,551 | Gross: $0.60M
35. Massacre in Rome (1973)
PG | 110 min | Drama, History, War
Rome, March 23, 1944: 33 German soldiers are killed by a bomb. Lt. Col. Herbert Kappler is ordered to execute ten times that Italians.
36. The Night Porter (1974)
R | 118 min | Drama
After a chance meeting at a hotel in 1957, Holocaust survivor Lucia and Nazi officer Max, who tortured her, resume their sadomasochistic relationship.
37. It Happened in '43 (1960)
105 min | Drama, Romance, War
In the midst of World War II, the story of the affair of a young woman, married to a man bound to a wheelchair, with a desertor from the Italian army, intertwines with that of the grab of ... See full summary »
38. Il Generale Della Rovere (1959)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, War
Bardone, a petty con man, is arrested by the Gestapo and coerced into impersonating a partisan leader in order to expose another resistance organizer.
39. L'oro di Roma (1961)
96 min | Drama
Rome 1943. The German Commandant of the city causes a turmoil in the Jewish community by offering them what seems to be an expensive way out of imprisonment and death.
40. Dieci italiani per un tedesco (Via Rasella) (1962)
95 min | Drama, War
A cinematographic account of the reprisal ordered by the ruthless Austrian colonel Kappler in 1944 in Rome. In Via Rasella (Rasella Street) ten Italian civilians were sentenced to death for... See full summary »
42. The Condemned of Altona (1962)
114 min | Drama, History
A maddened German war criminal lives in a secluded house owned by his rich father who lets him think the war is still on 20 years after the fact.
44. The Earth Cries Out (1949)
90 min | Drama, War
After having been interned in a concentration camp by the Nazis, Professor Taumen, a Jewish surgeon, and his future daughter-in-law leave Italy for Palestine. Once there they are guided by ... See full summary »
45. Monastero di Santa Chiara (1949)
90 min | Drama
Famous Italian writer Moravia is told a story set during WW2: Rudolf a nazi officer falls in love with Ester a jewish singer and tries to save her from deportation hiding her in the ... See full summary »
46. L'ebreo errante (1948)
97 min | Drama, Fantasy
Matthew, a rich nationalist Jew and a contemporary of Jesus, regards the latter as an obstacle in this struggle to free their people from the Roman yoke by means of revolt. He incites the ... See full summary »