Trailerama: Vincere

Mussolini, as seen by his wife. Mussolini’s wife, as seen by Marco Bellocchio. Few directors use women as a prism through which to observe history better than Bellocchio. Don’t be surprised if the Maestro manages to indict contemporary Italia in the process. Screened at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.

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  1. Must See Movies: March « SquallyShowers Says:

    […] Vincere Release date: March 19 The pitch: Italy’s angriest filmmaker Marco Bellocchio tells the story of Benito Mussolini’s mistress, their child, and her unfortunate end. Fun fact: Following World War II, Il duce’s body went missing for five months after being dug up by Fascist sympathizers. The corpse was found in a trunk in Certosa di Pavia. Why it could be great: Bellocchio has elder statesman status among the new generation of Italian filmmakers who have brought us Gomorrah and Il Divo. Why it could suck: The complexities of Italian politics can give Squally a migraine faster than Paul Greengrass huddled over a Steenbeck. Possibly related posts: (automatically generated)March 2010March comes in like a Lion […]

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