The Sky is Falling

Falling 1943, an estate

north of Firenze

The weight of the world is on the shoulders of Penny, who's about 10. An orphan, she must watch over her little sister when they go to live with her aunt and uncle. Penny's a Catholic, and worries about her uncle's soul. He's Jewish, progressive and a free thinker, a fair boss, and devoted to his family. He can be stern, so Penny also worries that she'll never please him and that he won't love her. Then, after the Allied forces land in Sicily and the Germans begin their retreat, Penny must worry about her uncle's life. She tries logic and appeals to human decency. Can a child keep the sky from falling? Storyline

north of Firenze

1943, an estate north of Firenze. The weight of the world is on the shoulders of Penny, who's about 10. An orphan, she must watch over her little sister when they go to live with her aunt and uncle. Penny's a Catholic, and worries about her uncle's soul. He's Jewish, progressive and a free thinker, a fair boss, and devoted to his family. He can be stern, so Penny also worries that she'll never please him and that he won't love her. Then, after the Allied forces land in Sicily and the Germans begin their retreat, Penny must worry about her uncle's life. She tries logic and appeals to human decency. Can a child keep the sky from falling? Written by <[email protected]> Plot Summary | Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: catholic | sicily | german | orphan | three word title | See All (172) » Genres: Drama | Music | Romance | War Certificate: See all certifications » Parents Guide: Add content advisory for parents » Edit Details

north of Firenze

Country: Italy Language: Italian | German | English Release Date: 26 May 2000 (Italy) See more » Also Known As: The Sky Is Falling See more » Filming Locations: Bivigliano, Florence, Tuscany, Italy Company Credits Production Co: Cinecitta 3, Istituto Luce, Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali (MiBAC) See more » Show detailed company contact information on IMDbPro » Technical Specs Runtime: 102 min Sound Mix: Dolby Digital Color: Color See full technical specs » Edit Did You Know? Trivia Jeroen Krabbé's name is misspelled "Jeroun" in the opening credits (which pronounced in Italian probably sounds more like the way his name should be pronounced). See more » Goofs When Wilhelm is playing chess with the general, he performs a mate in 3 beginning with a rook sacrifice. However, on the last move he is seen to move his knight to the wrong square, giving only check instead of checkmate. There is a continuity error here, as in the next shot we see the knight on the correct square, delivering mate. See more » Connections Referenced in Settembre in Mugello e Val di Sieve (2009) See more » Frequently Asked Questions This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

Title : The Sky is Falling

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Runtime :  102 mins

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