THE TRUCE (Francesco Rosi, 1997)

Degreed in chemistry, Primo Levi was a Jewish socialist in Italy, where “racial laws” restricted Jewish freedom and prospects. Ten years after the writer’s suicide, Francesco Rosi’s English-language La tregua dramatized the 24-year-old Levi’s long, arduous journey home to Turin after being liberated from Auschwitz, where he had spent fifteen months for anti-Fascist resistance activities. […]