The Automaton of Venice is an immersion into Fascist Italy of the 40's through a a very pleasant story, that of a clock maker of the Venice Ghetto in 1943, the darkest time of nazy occupation.
He made for himself a very special friend in the town where is was born and where he grew up, the man build from scratch an automaton to keep him company during these desolate days while waiting for deportation.
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