Conspiracy of Hearts Poster

Release Date: 1960

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
During World War II, Mother Superior Katharine (Lilli Palmer) oversees a picturesque Italian convent and makes it her duty to smuggle out the Jewish children from a nearby concentration camp. The nuns in her charge react in different ways: While sensitive novice Sister Mitya (Sylvia Syms) takes a special interest in the refugees, worldly Sister Gerta (Yvonne Mitchell) is reluctant to get involved at all. After the Nazis occupy the convent, their situation becomes dire.

Cast: Lilli Palmer, Sylvia Syms, Yvonne Mitchell

Director: Ralph Thomas

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Escape, Underdog, Inspiring, Emotional, 1940s, Sacrifice, Rescue, Suspenseful


Nominated Promoting International Understanding