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The Truce (1997)

La tregua (original title)
R | | Drama, War | 24 April 1998 (USA)
Based on Primo Levi's autobiographical "The Reawakening".

Director:

Francesco Rosi

Writers:

Tonino Guerra, Primo Levi (autobiography) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Turturro ... Primo Levi
Rade Serbedzija ... The Greek
Massimo Ghini ... Cesare
Stefano Dionisi ... Daniele
Teco Celio Teco Celio ... Col. Rovi
Roberto Citran ... Unverdorben
Claudio Bisio Claudio Bisio ... Ferrari
Andy Luotto Andy Luotto ... D'Agata
Agnieszka Wagner ... Galina
Lorenza Indovina Lorenza Indovina ... Flora
Marina Gerasimenko Marina Gerasimenko ... Maria Fyodorovna
Igor Bezgin Igor Bezgin ... Yegorov
Aleksandr Ilin ... The Mongol
Vyacheslav Olkhovskiy Vyacheslav Olkhovskiy ... Lt. Sergei
Anatoliy Vasilev ... Dr. Gotlieb
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Storyline

This is the true story of Italian Jews returning home from Auschwitz after the war. It deals with their experiences in readjusting to life and their fears about what they will find at home. Written by Anonymous

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At the end of the war, a group of Italian prisoners get lost on their way home. Their journey back transformed everyone they met along the way.

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Drama | War

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Rated R for some language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

Italy | France | Germany | Switzerland

Language:

English | Russian | German | Polish | Italian | Latin

Release Date:

24 April 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Turin, Piedmont, Italy See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

ITL 684,569,000 (Italy), 14 February 1997

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,165, 26 April 1998, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$71,448, 3 May 1998
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Final film written and directed by Francesco Rosi. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Primo Levi: Face to face with freedom. We felt lost, emptied, atrophied, unfit for our new found liberty.
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Moments of Agnieszka Wagner
6 December 2004 | by caspian1978See all my reviews

The Truce is a great movie. Even if this is not your type of movie that you would want to see, the story in itself is terrific. The story of post-holocaust, the close of the 2nd World War in Europe and the prime of Stalin in command is the setting of the movie. The actors bring out the greatness of the story with their colorful and realistic characters. This story, of a kind of Italian band of brothers, trying to get back home is the plot to one of the best movies dealing with redemption in 1945 Europe. Agnieszka Wagner is down right stunning. Although she plays a simple role, it is moments like these, with her on camera that make the movie good. The entire movie is packed with moments of laughter, horror, sweetness and truth. The Truce is a forgotten classic of its genre.


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