THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS is a movie directed by Vittorio De Sica in 1971. Academy award in the "Best Foreign Language Film" category and Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.
The setting is Ferrara, Italy, 1938. While, one by one, new fascist anti-Jews laws come into force, the Finzi-Continis, an aristocratic jewish family, keep receiving the young friends of Micol and Alberto, the last generation of the family, in the superb garden of their residence. Giordio is a member of the jewish bourgeoisie and is in love with Micol from his childhood on but, even in this terrible period, differences in social classes subsist between them.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler