• Released
  • January 28, 2002
  • Documentary
    Drama
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Perlasca Synopsis
Giorgio Perlasca (Luca Zingaretti) saves Jews during the Holocaust.
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New York Post

By Russell Scott Smith
There are no end of tear-jerking moments in Perlasca, a well-made and heart-rending Italian "Schindler's List."
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70

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Negrin's film is a well-deserved tribute to a principled man who dared to act when principles no longer counted for anything.
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63

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Zingaretti does a fine job shading a character that is written as an unalloyed saint.
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60

Village Voice

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More courageous than Spielberg in its depiction of Nazi brutality, Perlasca occasionally feels like the made-for-Italian-TV film that it is.
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60

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Confusing lack of historical set-up considerably dims the potential luster of a great true story: Helmer Alberto Negrin relies instead on...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Unfortunately, this feature, originally made for Italian television, doesn't quite do justice to its stirring subject.
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40

The New York Times

By Anita Gates
Giorgio Perlasca, who has been compared to Oskar Schindler, deserves better than this Italian television film.
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