Kidnapped: The Abduction of Edgardo Mortara


The story of a young Jewish boy in Bologna, Italy in 1858 who, having been secretly baptized, is forcibly taken from his family to be raised as a Christian. His parents' struggle to free their son becomes part of a larger political battle that pits the Papacy against forces of democracy and Italian unification.

DIRECTOR: Marco Bellocchio

RUN TIME: 134 min