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MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA

by Spike Lee

synopsis

Miracle at St. Anna follows four black soldiers of the all-black 92nd Infantry Division who get trapped near a small Tuscan village on the Gothic Line during the Italian Campaign of World War II after one of them risks his life to save an Italian boy. The story is inspired by the August 1944 Sant'Anna di Stazzema massacre perpetrated by the Waffen-SS in retaliation to Italian partisan activity.

international title: Miracle at St. Anna
original title: Miracle at St. Anna
country: Italy, United States
sales agent: Playtime
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Spike Lee
film run: 156'
release date: IT 03/10/2008, FR 22/10/2008, RO 10/04/2009
screenplay: James McBride
cast: Derek Luke, Michael Ealy, Laz Alonso, Omar Benson Miller, Pierfrancesco Favino, Valentina Cervi, Matteo Sciabordi, John Turturro
cinematography by: Matthew Libatique
film editing: Barry Alexander Brown
art director: Sarah Frank, Tonino Zera
costumes designer: Carlo Poggioli
music: Terence Blanchard
producer: Roberto Cicutto, Spike Lee, Luigi Musini
production: On My Own Produzioni Cinematografiche S.R.L, RAI Cinema, 40 Acres, A Mule Filmworks, Touchstone Pictures
distributor: 01 Distribution, TF1 International (FR), Transilvania Film (RO)