Beneath a Scar­let Sky

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May 16, 2017

Based on the true sto­ry of a for­got­ten hero, Beneath a Scar­let Sky is the tri­umphant epic tale of one young man’s incred­i­ble courage and resilience dur­ing one of history’s dark­est hours. Pino Lel­la wants noth­ing to do with the war or the Nazis. But when his fam­i­ly home in Milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino joins an under­ground rail­road help­ing Jews escape over the Alps and falls for Anna a beau­ti­ful wid­ow six years his senior. In an attempt to pro­tect him, Pino’s par­ents force him to enlist as a Ger­man sol­dier — a move they think will keep him out of com­bat. But after Pino is injured he is recruit­ed at the ten­der age of eigh­teen to become the per­son­al dri­ver for Adolf Hitler’s left hand in Italy Gen­er­al Hans Ley­ersm one of the Third Reich’s most mys­te­ri­ous and pow­er­ful com­man­ders. Now with the oppor­tu­ni­ty to spy for the Allies inside the Ger­man High Com­mand, Pino endures the hor­rors of the war and the Nazi occu­pa­tion by fight­ing in secret his courage bol­stered by his love for Anna and for the life he dreams they will one day share.

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