Shade of Truth, a film on Pius XII

(AGI) Rome, July 19 - 'Shades of Truth', a movie by directorLiana Marabini will attempt to prove that Pope Pius XII was not'Hitler's Pope' but actually the 'Vatican's Schindler'. Thepontiff's reputation will be rehabilitated in the film, basedon 100,000 pages of largely unpublished documents andtestimonies concerning the underground work done by Pius XII tohelp Jews.The film, also starring Christopher Lambert andGiancarlo Giannini, will be presented at the next Cannes FilmFestival . "With his skillful diplomacy, Pius XII saved 800thousand Jews," Marabini told AGI . .

(AGI) Rome, July 19 - 'Shades of Truth', a movie by directorLiana Marabini will attempt to prove that Pope Pius XII was not'Hitler's Pope' but actually the 'Vatican's Schindler'. Thepontiff's reputation will be rehabilitated in the film, basedon 100,000 pages of largely unpublished documents andtestimonies concerning the underground work done by Pius XII tohelp Jews.The film, also starring Christopher Lambert andGiancarlo Giannini, will be presented at the next Cannes FilmFestival . "With his skillful diplomacy, Pius XII saved 800thousand Jews," Marabini told AGI . .