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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

Il giardino dei Finzi-Contini

Directed by Vittorio De Sica
Italy, West Germany, 1970


The Finzi Continis are among the old-established and most cultivated families in Ferrara, firmly rooted in tradition and part of the city’s Jewish intelligentsia. In the years leading up to World War II, the family is caught up in the politics of racial discrimination…

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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis Directed by Vittorio De Sica

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1971 | Winner: Interfilm Award - Otto Dibelius Film Award

Academy Awards

1972 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

1972 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

National Board of Review

1972 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

BAFTA Awards

1973 | Winner: UN Award

1973 | Nominee: Best Cinematography

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