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Title Who Do You Think You Are?: Vince Colosimo - Series 4, Ep 4 of 6 / Director: Manning, Jane
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2012
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Series Who Do You Think You Are? ; Series 4, Episode 4
Summary Who Do You Think You Are? continues as six more Australian celebrities trace their family tree, uncovering secrets and stories from the past. Shaun Micallef, Kerry O'Brien, Melissa George, Vince Colosimo, John Wood and Michael O'Loughlin travel to all corners of Australia and the globe to find the definitive answer to where they came from.Tuesday, 17 April: Episode 4 - Vince ColosimoCharismatic actor Vince Colosimo was born and bred in Melbourne, and both of Vince's parents are from Calabria in the South of Italy. Vince remembers his late grandfather, Antonio Russo, but knows almost nothing about his life in Italy before he emigrated.Antonio had a bullet wound to his wrist which was said to have been sustained in the World War II but he died without ever telling the family his story. As Vince discovers the truth about his grandfather's experiences in the war, he uncovers news of a tragic episode and a truly extraordinary story of survival.On Vince's father's side there's always been a mystery about his dad's mother, as she died young, and little is known about her life or family. On his quest to find out who she was, Vince uncovers the story of her father, and finds out their lives in rural Calabria were touched by both joy and tragedy. (Commissioned by SBS, in Italian and English) (Documentary Series) (Part 4 of 6) PG CC Follow the conversation on Twitter #WDYTYA
Event Broadcast 2012-04-17 at 19:30:00
Notes Classification: PG
Subject Genealogy.
Grandfathers.
Human beings -- Origin.
Families -- Psychological aspects.
Discovery & exploration.
Italy.
Form Streaming video
Author Manning, Jane, director
Mellick, Richard, cast
Colosimo, Vincenzo, contributor