Shot on location in Assisi, this film shows the work of Father Ruffino (Ben Cross), one of the “Righteous Gentiles,” in sheltering Italian Jews and transporting them to safety during the Nazi occupation.Unlike many World War II melodramas, this one rings true because it is true, and its good acting (James Mason is the bishop) and simple direction add to the authenticity.As a sign of the film’s charity, Maximilian Schell plays a sympathetic German officer who is also trying to be a Catholic and who deliberately interferes with the atrocious work of the SS.tells the story of several Jewish boys being hidden in a French Catholic boarding school during World War II.
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So much for the detrimental effects in these times of the Church upon art.
Directed by Martin Scorcese: Here Scorcese transforms Edith Wharton’s satire on New York during the Gilded Age into a compassionate tale of love and sacrifice.
It wasn’t John Wayne who served the roles; the roles served John Wayne.” Films together: In Harm's Way (1965), The War Wagon (1967) and Cast a Giant Shadow (1966) Maureen O Hara “Speaking as an actress, I wish all actors would be more like Duke and speaking as a person, it would be nice if all people could be honest and as genuine as he is.
This is a real man.” Films Together: The Quiet Man (1952), Mc Lintock!