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Senza Pietà

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Filmed in 1948 as Senza Pieta, this [[Performer~P98845~Alberto Lattuada~albertolattuada]]-directed effort came to America the following year as Without Pity. The film's sensitive subject matter caused problems in distribution and approval; Lattuada was never known to shirk from a sociopolitical statement, even when it meant loss of revenue overseas. The plot is based on an actual postwar dilemma: in Northern Italy, dozens of black American GIs chose to go AWOL rather than return to a racially divided...more

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