Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

Thou Shalt Not Hate
(Non Odiare)

Year: 2020
Country: ITALY
Language: Italian
Run Time: 96 minutes

Thou Shalt Not Hate
Thou Shalt Not Hate
Thou Shalt Not Hate
Thou Shalt Not Hate

On a day like any other in Northern Italy, Simone finds himself, as he often does, kayaking down a beautiful river and taking in the quiet evening. Then suddenly Simone’s tranquility is interrupted by the sound of a car crash. A renowned surgeon, Simone rushes to the scene to offer assistance, and when he arrives he sees a gravely injured man bleeding profusely. Quick to action, Simone calls for an ambulance and makes a tourniquet out of a seatbelt to help stop the bleeding. And then Simone sees the man’s tattoo: a sizable swastika in the center of his chest. As the son of Holocaust survivors, Simone is faced with an impossible choice: save this neo-Nazi’s life or to let him die. Complex and captivating, THOU SHALT NOT HATE follows Simone in the aftermath of the accident as he deals with the consequences of a decision that would have haunted him either way. (In Italian with subtitles) — G.S.

CIFF45 Screenings

CIFF45 Streams On Demand

Thursday, April 08, 2021 at 11:00 AM -
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 11:59 PM

Streams Access: OH Only
Accessibility (?)
Closed Captions: No
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: Yes

Jewish & Israeli Visions

International Narrative Competition

Mauro Mancini

Mauro Mancini

Mauro Mancini, David Lisino

Principal Cast
Alessandro Gassmann, Sara Serraiocco, Luka Zunic

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Anti-Defamation League

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

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