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Todo modo (1976)

Party leader and power broker Aldo Moro, holed up with his cronies and rivals at a monastic retreat where they plot their political fortunes while being led by a Jesuit cleric in spiritual cleansings.

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M.
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Don Gaetano
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Giacinta
Ciccio Ingrassia ...
Voltrano
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Autista di M.
Cesare Gelli ...
Arras
Tino Scotti ...
Il cuoco
Adriano Amidei Migliano ...
Capra-Profiri
Giancarlo Badessi ...
Ventre
Mario Bartoli ...
Primogenito Lombo
Nino Costa ...
Prete giovane
Guerrino Crivello ...
Speaker TV
Marcello Di Falco ...
Saccà
Giulio Donnini ...
Bastante
Aldo Farina ...
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Party leader and power broker Aldo Moro, holed up with his cronies and rivals at a monastic retreat where they plot their political fortunes while being led by a Jesuit cleric in spiritual cleansings.

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30 April 1976 (Italy)  »

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Juízo Final  »

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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 68416 delivered on 28-4-1976. See more »

Quotes

Giacinta: Speak 'officialese' only if you have nothing to say.
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Edited into Marcello, una vita dolce (2006) See more »

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Excellent masterpiece of a great director!
31 March 2015 | by (Siracusa, Italy) – See all my reviews

Masterpiece of political cinema, considered as a cruel and ruthless 'je accuse' against the political class to the government in the 70s. The same Leonardo Sciascia, author of the novel that inspired Petri's movie, declared that this director realized as a movie that complaint with the DC carried out by the same Pasolini in the last years of his life. An interpretation, suggested by the same Petri in his interviews, is to see 'Todo-modo' as the representation of the nightmare of a Democrat politician (a representative of the highest governing party) in the 70s. The nightmare seen as a harbinger of imminent end of the Christian Democrats, not so much prefigured in the murder of Moro occurred two years after the release of this film, but rather in the collapse of the party took place with the occurrence of the scandal Tangentopoli of the early 90s. Petri, then, a visionary man? No, Petri was only an intellectual, a great film author who lived dramas of his time and Italy of his time, and by the lucid analysis of his works he tried to predict the fate; he tried to tell us in which direction Italy would go. Not to be missed.


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