The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)
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Italo Bombolini (Anthony Quinn) is the mayor of the hillside village of Santa Vittorio. The wine-loving town leader erases a pro-Mussolini slogan when he hears of the fascist being killed and hanged from a meathook. His wife Rosa (Anna Magnani) throws him out of their wine shop when he and his friends celebrate and he gives away too much wine. When he hears the retreating Nazi Army will soon be in town, hundreds of villagers turn out to hide the wine in an old Roman cave. The people work day and
Oct 29, 1969 Wide
May 13, 2008
Sepp Von Prum
Aldo de Carellis
Karl Otto Alberty
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Carrying charm, suspense, romance, the production offers Anthony Quinn at his seasoned best, a plot and unfoldment that holds the spectator.
Lost without a message to sledgehammer home, Kramer turned to bombastic comedy with this World War II yarn.
Quinn, as always, is the highlight in this fine Stanley Kramer production.
The sort of film you usually fall asleep in front of on a Sunday afternoon -- later to wish you'd stayed awake for the outcome.
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