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The Earth Cries Out (1949)

Il grido della terra (original title)
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 »

Director:

Duilio Coletti
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marina Berti ... Dina
Andrea Checchi ... Ariè
Vivi Gioi ... Judith
Carlo Ninchi ... Comandante della nave
Filippo Scelzo Filippo Scelzo ... Professore Taumen
Luigi Tosi Luigi Tosi ... David Taumen
Peter Trent Peter Trent ... Lt. George Birkemore
Elena Zareschi Elena Zareschi ... Ada
Alessandro Fersen Alessandro Fersen ... Il rabbino
Nerio Bernardi ... Generale britannico
Renato Bossi Renato Bossi ... Josiah
Cesare Polacco Cesare Polacco ... Jafrem
Nicola Di Gianvito Nicola Di Gianvito
Michael Tor Michael Tor ... Avvocato accusatore
Vittorio Duse ... Jacob
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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 Arie', a member of the Haganah. In Palestine, the extremist Jews of the Irgoun wage a ruthless guerrilla against the British. One of the most active anti-English activists is David Traumen, the professor's own son, engaged to Dina. David now lives with Judith, another fanatic, devoted body and soul to the independence of the future Israel. Informed about the coming of his father, whom he did not hope to see any more, David meets him at the kibbutz housing the refugees. The unexpected presence of Dina upsets him beyond words. He also finds back Arie', with whom he fought in the Allied Army but he soon finds himself quarreling with him : one supports the moderate principles of the Haganah whereas the other advocates terrorism. In the meantime, an English detachment on hunt for the illegal immigrants ... Written by Guy Bellinger

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A Powerful Drama...Inspired by Actual Events in the Birth of a New Nation!

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Drama | War

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | Hebrew

Release Date:

27 January 1949 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Earth Cries Out See more »

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Lux Film See more »
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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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