'Hotel Meina' Italian film screening
The film is based on real facts narrated in a book by Marco Nozza. Meina on Lake Maggiore, September 1943. A group of 16 Italian Jews, evacuated from Greece, are brought to stay at the Meina Hotel owned by a family of Jews from Turkey, a neutral country. On 8th September, day of the armistice between the Allies and Italy, an SS armed division led by Commandant Krassler arrives in Meina. The Jews are imprisoned in the Hotel and from there begins a week of never ending wait, fright, uncertainty and hope...
Language : Italian with English Subtitles
Duration : 110 mins
Year : 2007
Director : Carlo Lizzani
Cast : Benjamin Sadler, Federico Costantini, Ursula Buschhorn