The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara 

The treatment of a young Jewish boy, forcibly raised as a Christian in 19th century Italy, creates a furor which pits the Papacy itself against forces of democracy and Italian unification.

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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 LV Agorist

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This is the third collaboration between screenwriter Tony Kushner and director Steven Spielberg after Munich (2005) and Lincoln (2012). See more »

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