Lives of the Saints

July 15, 2013

SYNOPSIS: A two part event mini-series based on the Governor General award winning book, LIVES OF THE SAINTS by Nino Ricci.  This saga tells the story of Vittorio Innocente and his mother Christina, whose affair with a blue-eyed stranger shatters the innocence of Vittorio’s childhood. As he pieces together the story of his mother’s past, Vittorio discovers the truths of the villagers and gains a new understanding into human nature. The tiny Italian village of Valle del Sole harbours century-old superstitions, fears, maliciousness, hypocrisy and a pagan past. The closer Vittorio comes to the truth about his mother, the more his discoveries threaten to tear apart his own world.

Produced as an international Canadian/Italian co-production for CTV and RTI starring Sophia Loren, Sabrina Ferilli, Kris Kristofferson,  Nick Mancuso, Jessica Paré, and Fabrizio Fillipio.