The Secret of Santa Vittoria
The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)

Italo Bombolini (Anthony Quinn) is the mayor of the hillside village of Santa Vittorio. The wine-loving town leader erases a pro-Mussolini slogan when he hears of the fascist being killed and hanged from a meathook. His wife Rosa (Anna… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 13, 2008
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

Carrying charm, suspense, romance, the production offers Anthony Quinn at his seasoned best, a plot and unfoldment that holds the spectator.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

An amusing WW II story.

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Time Out

Lost without a message to sledgehammer home, Kramer turned to bombastic comedy with this World War II yarn.

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Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

Quinn, as always, is the highlight in this fine Stanley Kramer production.

Vincent Canby
New York Times

There's not one affecting, surprising or spontaneous moment in the picture.

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Film4

The sort of film you usually fall asleep in front of on a Sunday afternoon -- later to wish you'd stayed awake for the outcome.

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Apeneck Fletcher
A charming cast invigorates this predictable tale of small town Italian mountain villagers outwitting the mean old greedy Nazis at the end of WWll, hiding a… More