Based on an incredible true story, The Italian...
Based on an incredible true story, The Italian Chapel is a heartbreaking yet inspiring story of forbidden love, lifelong friendships and the triumph of the human spirit.
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During the turmoil of the Second World War, a group of Italian prisoners are sent to the remote Camp 60 on the Orkney Island of Lamb Holm. Through freezing condtions, hunger and untold hardships, this ragtag band of brothers must work together to survive.
Among them is the talented artist Domenico, who inspires his comrades to create a symbol of peace during a time of war, and by using their collective talents they forge friendships that will last a lifetime.
For the last thity years Philip Paris has worked in journalism and public relations. His quest to tell the story behind the Italian Chapel began in 2005 when he honeymooned in Orkney.
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