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The Truce

Director:Francesco Rosi
Writers:Tonino Guerra, Sandro Petraglia, Francesco Rosi and Stefano Rulli
Directors of Photography:Pasqualino De Santis and Marco Pontecorvo
Editors:Ruggero Mastroianni and Bruno Sarandrea
Music:Luis Enríquez Bacalov
Production Designer:Andrea Crisanti
Producers:Guido De Laurentiis and Leo Pescarolo
Miramax; R; 116 minutes
Release:4/98
Cast:John Turturro, Massimo Ghini, Roberto Citran, Stefano Dionisi and Andy Luotto
Based on the autobiography by Primo Levi

This labor of love from Italian director Rosi brings to film Primo Levi's poignant memoir of the Holocaust. As one of hundreds of Italian refugees liberated from Auschwitz, Levi (Turturro) must journey through desolate parts of post-War (but still war-torn) Eastern Europe before reaching his homeland. Turturro plays the depressed, but often wry Levi with grace.


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