Based on actual events, this suspenseful wartime drama chronicles the Catholic Church's efforts to save hundreds of Italian Jews marked for death by the Nazis in 1943. Ben Cross stars as a courageous priest who selflessly risks his life in order to secure the safety of others, and Maximilian Schell is a German officer unexpectedly sympathetic to the cause. With James Mason, Irene Papas. 115 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.