Under the Roman Sky (2010)

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Papacy of Pius XII focusing on years during World War Two.


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Christian Duguay


Francesco Arlanch, Fabrizio Bettelli

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11 March 2013 | sampson-8
| The Pope on the horns of a dilemma -what could he do?
Regardless whether the acting and the special effects were scanty or not, the history depicted was fascinating and disturbing. Not many stories about this awful time are out there that I know of. The ruler of the Catholic Church v.s. the nazi madman. I thought the film did a good job of showing the Pope's agony over what to do. Besides the fear of Hitler's reprisals, the waffling and indecision among his own rank and file was clearly stated. The German soldiers may have been played over-the-top in their brutality and sinister doings, but how else to portray these thugs who sent thousands to their death. Even though these stories may be presented in less than a first-rate production, at least the folks that made this film brought to the screen a bit of history that needs oft to be repeated.

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Release Date:

31 October 2010



Country of Origin

Italy, Germany

Filming Locations

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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