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The World’s Smallest Army

L'esercito più piccolo del mondo

Directed by Gianfranco Pannone
Italy, Switzerland, 2015


Documentarian Gianfranco Pannone brings viewers behind the walls of the Vatican for a rare glimpse into the lives of men serving in the famed Papal Swiss Guard, the brightly uniformed military unit founded in the 16th Century to guard the Pope.

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The World’s Smallest Army Directed by Gianfranco Pannone