The first entry in a pay-cable series of movies based on award-winning short stories about war, THE GARDEN OF REDEMPTION stars Anthony LaPaglia as a morally conflicted priest during the Nazi occupation of Italy. This international co-production is a simmering Harlequin romance guilt trip
that wouldn't make an altar boy blush.
During WWII, Don Paolo (Anthony LaPaglia), a priest in the town of Vaiano, Italy, advocates pacifism despite the anti-Nazi feelings of his parishioners. Although he is criticized by partisans led by Capt. Zito (Dan Hedaya) and headstrong Aldo (Jorge Sanz), patriotic Adriana (Embeth Davidtz) is
troubled by her more-than-friendly feelings fo...