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The Secret Miracle

USA, 1978 (MIFF 1978)

Director: Anthony N. Fragola

Based on a Jorge Luis Borges story, the film tells about the fate of an author, Jaromir Hladik, who is sentenced to death by the Nazis. His request to them to complete his unfinished play, 'The Enemies', is refused. Then, in his cell, Hladik has a dream...

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