Love for family, country, and above all, the bond between father and son, are major themes here. Fascism is discussed, and the horror of the holocaust is also underscored.
Threats of torture, hangings, and being murdered in gas chambers are discussed, and those who understand the Holocaust will get the gravity of these threats. Occasional bloody images are visible. Guns (rifles, pistols, machine guns) are visible; gunshots are audible. Tanks are visible. A major character dies.
Some mild flirtations between Guido and Dora.
A few words like "ass" are visible in the subtitles.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Champagne, hard liquor is visible at restaurants and social functions. Cigarette smoking is occasionally visible.