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The Door to Heaven

La porta del cielo

Directed by Vittorio De Sica
Italy, 1945
Drama

Synopsis

A film about a train full of sick and infirm on their way to the sanctuary of Loreto in expectation of being miraculously healed. During the German occupation of Rome, De Sica cast many Jews in the film to spare them from the Nazis, extending the shoot until the American allies arrived.

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The Door to Heaven Directed by Vittorio De Sica