The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara Movie

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Status: Development As of October 7, 2017

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

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The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara

TBA | Drama True Story

In 1858, an Italian Jew beomes the center of an international controversy when he is removed from his parents at the age of seven by authorities of the Papal States and is raised as a Catholic. He goe...

U.S. Release Date

The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara release date is set for To Be Announced (TBA)

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Mark Rylance
Pope Pius IX
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Directed by

Steven Spielberg

Screenwriter

Tony Kushner

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Storyline

In 1858, an Italian Jew beomes the center of an international controversy when he is removed from his parents at the age of seven by authorities of the Papal States and is raised as a Catholic. He goes on to become a priest in the Augustinian order.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the novel by David Kertzer and a true story.
  • Looking to start shooting spring 2017 and turn the film around in time for a release during awards season (Hollywood Reporter, 9/14/2016).

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