The Secret of Santa Vittoria

The Secret of Santa Vittoria

An Italian town and its drunken mayor (Anthony Quinn) hide a million bottles of wine from the Nazis.

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The Secret of Santa Vittoria


Comedy140 Mins1969PG

In Santa Vittoria, an Italian town renowned for its vineyards, the residents discover that the occupying Nazi troops plan to take all their wine for themselves. Determined to keep as many bottles as they can, the citizens, led by Mayor Italo Bombolini (Anthony Quinn), try to appease the Germans by offering them a generous number of cases and hiding the rest. Unfortunately, the Nazi leader, Captain Von Prum (Hardy Kruger), realizes that there is more wine, and becomes intent on finding it.


  • Endearing
  • Inspiring
  • Amusing