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8 September 1985 (USA) See more »
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Detested by his people. Defied by his family. Destined to failure.
Plot:
A compelling drama/documentary chronicling the life and death of Il Duce himself, from his days as a terrorist to his alliance with Hitler to the betrayal of his son-in-law and untimely demise. | Add synopsis »
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2 wins & 1 nomination See more »
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interesting insight into Il Duce's life See more (10 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Susan Sarandon ... Edda Mussolini Ciano

Anthony Hopkins ... Count Galeazzo Ciano

Bob Hoskins ... Benito Mussolini

Annie Girardot ... Rachele Mussolini
Barbara De Rossi ... Claretta Petacci
Dietlinde Turban ... Felicitas Beetz
Vittorio Mezzogiorno ... Sandro Pavolini

Fabio Testi ... Lorenzo
Kurt Raab ... Adolf Hitler
Oliver Domnick ... SS Colonel
Hans-Dieter Asner ... Von Ribbentrop
Franco Fabrizi ... Navarra
Massimo Dapporto ... Vittorio Mussolini
Riccardo Peloso ... Police Commissioner
Antonella Angelucci ... Princess

Ted Rusoff ... Francesco Saverio Petacci
Carolyn De Fonseca ... Giuseppina Petacci
Luca Orlandini ... Fabrizio
Gian-Polo Vetturini ... Marzio
Manuela Mortera ... Anna Maria
Francesca Rinaldi ... Dindina
Eric Valsecchi ... Romano
Ulisse Minervini ... Officer Palazzo Venezia
David-George Brown ... Castellano
Micaela Giustiniani ... Carolina Ciano
Gianni Pulone ... Galbiati
Luciano Baglioni ... Scorza
Franco Meroni ... Bottai
Stefano De Sando ... Grandi
Leslie Thomas ... De Bono
Piero Palermini ... Farinacci
Robert Sommer ... Suardo
Franco Mazzieri ... Marinelli
Mario Ingrassia ... Gottardi
Luigi Romano ... Pareschi
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gianni Baghino ... Prison Warden (as Giovanni Baghino)

Pier Paolo Capponi ... Don Chiot
Lionello Pio Di Savoia ... Soleti
Harald Dietl ... Skorzeny
Ulrich Engst ... Major Otto
Livio Galassi ... Prison Guard
Sergio Gibello ... Furlotti
Stefano Gragnani ... Buffelli
Carlheinz Heitmann ... General Wolf
Julian Jenkins ... Judge (as Julian Jenkyns)
Marne Maitland ... King Vittorio Emanuele
Guido Mariotti ... Captain of the Carabinieri
Marino Masé ... Don Pancino
Enrico Papa ... Pedro
Angelo Pellegrino ... Faiola
Matthias Petersen ... Birzer
Pietro Sarubbi ... Guard
Paolo Maria Scalondro ... Bill
Dieter Schidor ... Spoegler
Alex Serra ... Puntoni
Ljupcho Todorovski ... Fascist
Diego Verdegiglio ... Carabinieri Officer
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Directed by
Alberto Negrin 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Nicola Badalucco  screenplay
Nicola Badalucco  story
Alberto Negrin  screenplay

Produced by
Alan David .... associate producer
Mario Gallo .... producer
Giovanna Genoese .... executive producer
Enzo Giulioli .... producer
 
Original Music by
Egisto Macchi 
 
Cinematography by
Armando Nannuzzi 
Daniele Nannuzzi 
 
Film Editing by
Roberto Perpignani 
 
Casting by
Rita Forzano 
Alixe Gordin  (as Alixe Gordon)
Maude Spector 
 
Production Design by
Mario Garbuglia 
 
Set Decoration by
Carlo Gervasi 
 
Costume Design by
Maurizio Millenotti 
 
Makeup Department
Vincenzo Cardella .... hair stylist
Maria Vittoria Cascioli .... assistant hair stylist
Ferdinando Merolla .... hair stylist
Luigi Rocchetti .... assistant makeup artist
Manlio Rocchetti .... makeup artist
Alvaro Rossi .... assistant makeup artist
Gino Zamprioli .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Annabella Andreoli .... production supervisor
Adriano Di Lorenzo .... production supervisor
Bruno Ricci .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ilaria Freccia .... second assistant director
Lorenzo Molossi .... second assistant director
Luciano Sacripanti .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Luciano Anzellotti .... sound effects
Massimo Anzellotti .... sound effects editor
Franco Borni .... sound engineer
Gianni D'Amico .... sound mixer
Eddy Joseph .... supervising sound editor
Gene Luotto .... post-synchronisation: English version
Danilo Moroni .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Gino Vagniluca .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sandro Borni .... still photographer
Silvia Giulietti .... assistant camera
Sergio Melaranci .... camera operator
Claudio Nannuzzi .... camera operator
Kika Ungaro .... assistant camera (as Noelie Ungaro)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Enrico Serafini .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Alessandro Baragli .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Enrico Sciarra .... conductor
 
Other crew
Giordano Bruno Guerri .... historical consultant
Steven Luotto .... dialogue coach
Marco Mattei .... cashier
Marion Mertes .... continuity
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Mussolini" - USA (informal alternative title)
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Runtime:
120 min | 240 min (DVD version) | Argentina:130 min | 120 min (cut) | USA:240 min (in two episodes) (original HBO telecast)
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Did You Know?

Goofs:
Factual errors: Italian Foreign Minister Ciano incorrectly addresses his German counterpart as 'Baron von Ribbentrop' at the dinner party near the beginning of the movie. German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop held no aristocratic title.See more »
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12 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
interesting insight into Il Duce's life, 1 June 2005
Author: Lee Eisenberg (lee.eisenberg.pdx@gmail.com) from Portland, Oregon, USA

Most people remember Benito Mussolini simply as Hitler's ally in WWII. "Mussolini and I" shows his family life during his years as Italy's leader. Starring Bob Hoskins as the Fascist himself, Susan Sarandon plays his daughter Edda, who married Count Galeazzo Ciano (Anthony Hopkins). Among other things, the movie shows not only how the relationships among these people were always shaky, but also that Mussolini and Hitler didn't totally trust each other.

Towards the war's end, Il Duce had Count Ciano executed, and shortly thereafter, Il Duce himself was of course arrested and executed. Edda escaped to Switzerland and survived the war. It's too bad that Mussolini was already dead when they hung him on the meat hook.

Very well done.

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