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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

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[[Performer~P87213~Vittorio De Sica~vittoriodesica]] directs the lyrical war drama Il Giardino dei Finzi-Contini (The Garden of the Finzi-Continis), based on a book by [[Performer~P173700~Giorgio Bassani~giorgiobassani]]. In Ferrara, Italy, at the beginning of WWII, anti-Semitism is spreading. Mussolini has passed several laws that forbid Jews from going to public schools, joining the army, or marrying non-Jews. While many middle-class Jewish families flee the country, the Finzi-Continis believe it's...more

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