Miracle at St. Anna

Miracle at St. Anna

Derek Luke
Director: Spike Lee Cast: Derek Luke
Derek Luke
, Michael Ealy
Michael Ealy
, Laz Alonso
Laz Alonso
Spike Lee

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Spike Lee's World War II film Miracle at St. Anna begins in 1983 with Hector Negron, a veteran of that war, unexpectedly shooting a customer dead. Police discover that the suspect, a quiet postal worker, kept a statue head worth millions of dollars in his apartment. An eager young reporter (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) interviews Negron in his cell about the mysterious artifact. While serving in the all-minority 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division, Negron and three comrades managed to sneak deep into enemy territory in Italy. One of the men, Sam Train (Omar Benson Miller), picked the head up while they were serving in Florence and believes it brings him good luck. Negron (Laz Alonso), Train, and Bishop Cummings (Michael Ealy), along with their sergeant, Aubrey Stamps (Derek Luke), take refuge in the Italian village of St. Anna, harbored by locals who are resisting the Nazis -- who themselves surround the area. Train also protects an injured Italian boy he discovers while investigating a seemingly abandoned dwelling. Eventually, the soldiers make contact with their superiors, and are ordered to capture a German so that he may be interrogated about an upcoming attack. Lee adapted Miracle at St. Anna from a novel by James McBride, who also penned the screenplay.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/10/2009
UPC: 0786936775372
Original Release: 2008
Rating: R
Source: Touchstone / Disney
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:40:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Derek Luke 2nd Staff Sergeant Aubrey Stamps
Michael Ealy Sergeant Bishop Cummings
Laz Alonso Corp. Hector Negron
Omar Benson Miller Private First Class Sam Train
Valentina Cervi Renata
Matteo Sciabordi Angelo Torancelli -- the Boy
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Tim Boyle
John Turturro Detective "Tony" Ricci
John Leguizamo Enrico
Kerry Washington Zana Wilder
D.B. Sweeney Colonel Driscoll
Robert John Burke General Ned Almond
Omari Antonutti Huggs
Omero Antonutti Ludovico
Sergio Albelli Rodolfo
Alexandra Maria Lara Axis Sally
Pierfrancesco Favino Pepi "the Great Butterfly" Grotta

Technical Credits
Spike Lee Director,Producer
Terence Blanchard Score Composer
Barry Alexander Brown Editor
Roberto Cicutto Producer
Kim Taylor Coleman Casting
Jon Kilik Executive Producer
Beatrice Kruger Casting
Matthew J. Libatique Cinematographer
James McBride Screenwriter
Luigi Musini Producer
Carlo Poggioli Costumes/Costume Designer
Marco Valerio Pugini Executive Producer
Donato Tieppo Art Director
Tonino Zera Production Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Miracle At St. Anna
1. Opening Titles/Harlem 1983 [9:25]
2. Tim Boyle Visits Hector [5:30]
3. Serchio River, Italy 1944 [12:00]
4. Axis Sally Taunts Soldieres [9:45]
5. Saving Angelo [12:35]
6. Waiting for Nightfall [11:08]
7. Meeting Renata [11:50]
8. Looking for a Way Out [8:15]
9. Remembering Progress [5:03]
10. The Partisans Arrive [12:04]
11. Rodolfo Climbs the Mountain [7:56]
12. Remembering St. Anna [10:58]
13. A Traitor Is Revealed [7:30]
14. Captain Nokes Arrives [12:14]
15. Going Home [10:51]
16. End Credits [9:33]

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