Sacco and Vanzetti (Sacco e Vanzetti)
Sacco and Vanzetti (Sacco e Vanzetti) (1971)

There is no denying that Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were anarchists. But it is highly doubtful that Sacco and Vanzetti were guilty of murder. However, their trial took place at the height of the "Red Scare," so there was… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 16, 1971
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

... the 81-minute film contains a surprising amount of information about the two Italian-born immigrants who were tried, convicted and executed in Boston amid accusations of grave injustice.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

The trial was an insult to justice, but this 1971 film -- an Italian-U.S. production -- is an insult to the viewer's intelligence, as heavy-handed and phony as any of the right-wing propaganda of the 50s.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

... an Italian film that elects to play on our best prejudices rather than make a reasonable or eloquent plea for truth.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

... one of the best.

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Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
Cameron Johnson
"Here's to you, Nicola and Bart, rest forever in our hearts; the last and final moment is yours, and agony is your triumph!" I'm sorry, but… More