Cineclub Presents “Il Generale Della Rovere”

The “Memory on Screen” film series continues this Tuesday with “Il Generale Della Rovere”, masterfully directed by Roberto Rosselini, and starring Vittorio De Sica. Based on a short story by journalist and writer Indro Montanelli, this film won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.

Il Generale Della Rovere” is about a petty thief who is arrested by the SS and in exchage for his life, accepts to impersonate a recently executed Italian military official, General Della Rovere, in order to gain the trust of partisan prisoners and gather important information on the Resistance organization.

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