The Assisi Underground

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The Assisi Underground ★★ 1984

True but boringly told story of how the Catholic Church helped to save several hundred Italian Jews from being executed by the Nazis during the 1943 German occupation of Italy. Edited from 178 minutes, a good-will gesture from the producers. 115m/C VHS . James Mason, Ben Cross, Maximilian Schell, Irene Papas; D: Alexander Ramati; M: Pino Donaggio.

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