The Assisi Underground (film)

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The Assisi Underground
Assisi Underground.jpg
Directed by Alexander Ramati
Produced by
Written by Alexander Ramati
Screenplay by Alexander Ramati
Based on The Assisi Underground
by Alexander Ramati
Music by Dov Seltzer
Cinematography Giuseppe Rotunno
Edited by Michael J. Duthie
Release date
  • September 1985 (1985-09) (USA)
Running time
115 min
Country United States
Language English

The Assisi Underground is a 1985 American film directed, written and based on the novel of the same name by Alexander Ramati.


In 1943 Franciscan priest Rufino Niccacci is charged by the bishop of Assisi Giuseppe Placido Nicolini with rescuing Italian Jews from the Nazis.


Critical response[edit]

The film received a poor critical response.[1][2]


  1. ^ Tatum, Charles. "The Assisi Underground". eFilmCritic. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Paolo Mereghetti, Il Mereghetti. Dizionario dei Film 2008, Baldini Castoldi Dalai, 2007.

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