The Last Chance (Switzerland, 1945)

25 September 2020


Palme d'Or at Cannes in '46, Golden Globe for Peace in '47, Leopold Lindtberg's film tells of two allied prisoners trying to cross the Alps to reach neutral Switzerland together with a group of civilians, including some Jews. The film was restored by Cinémathèque Suisse and Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen.

The film will be introduced by Raphael Rues, a historian and member of Insubrica Historica and of the Antenna Ticinese dei Verbanisti.