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1 hr. 21 min.

Plot Summary
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two anarchists from Italy, become an unfortunate symbol of bigotry aimed at immigrants and dissenters in 1920s America. Accused of murder, the pair are convicted after a highly prejudicial and inflammatory trial, and are executed in 1927.

Cast: John Turturro , Tony Shalhoub ,

Director: Peter Miller

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: First Run

Sacco and Vanzetti (2006)

Release Date: January 25th, 2007|1 hr. 21 min.

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  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Miller's film shows how quickly Americans facing perceived foreign threats are willing to ignore basic liberties. Sound familiar? show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    One of the movie's most moving elements is the duo's famous prison correspondence, as eloquently read by Tony Shalhoub as Sacco and John Turturro as Vanzetti. But Miller's obvious passion and dedication shine throughout. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    The effect is informative and moving, even if the film has an attack of the gooeys at the end. show more

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