The Garden of the Finzi-Continis Script

Director:Vittorio De Sica
Written by:Giorgio Bassani (Novel), Vittorio Bonicelli (Writer), Ugo Pirro (Writer)

Script Synopsis:In the late 1930s, in Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading families, wealthy, aristocratic, urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a circle of friends for constant rounds of tennis and parties at their villa with its lovely grounds, keeping the rest of the world at bay. Into the circle steps Giorgio, a Jew from the middle class who falls i