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A documentary about the state of censorship and political satire in Italy.

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Credited cast:
Francesco Alberoni ...
Himself
Lucia Annunziata ...
Herself
Silvio Berlusconi ...
Himself (archive footage)
Enzo Biagi ...
Himself
Michele Bonatesta ...
Himself
Rory Bremner ...
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Luciano Canfora ...
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Davide Caparini ...
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Flavio Cattaneo ...
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Furio Colombo ...
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Serena Dandini ...
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Ferruccio De Bortoli ...
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Bill Emmott ...
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Dario Fo ...
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Claudio Fragasso ...
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A documentary about the state of censorship and political satire in Italy.

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At the 62nd Venice Film Festival, the movie received a 20-minute standing ovation. See more »

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Herself, Silvio Berlusconi, others...: [Last Lines] I did what I had to do, and my reward was I got to see the crowd. I'm not the only witness. All those people are witnesses too, and so are you.
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Sabina Guzzanti vs The Indifference
19 January 2007 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

What a terrifyingly truthful document. That's what we are and, probably, what we'll always be. Us Italians. What a shame that the protests, usually, take place at a bar but what it comes to, at the end,is just a shrugging of shoulders followed by a "What Can I Do About It?" We, Italians, allow this things to happen because we don't care enough about anything. We have the leaders that we deserve and this is true for the rest of the world as well but look at what we deserve! What a shame, what a shame, what a shame! "Viva Zapatero" released in theaters seemed a step in the right direction but how many people have actually seen it? The scenes with a massive crowd assisting to the show after the banning from RAI brought tears to my eyes and a glimmer of hope creeped up into my system, just a glimmer that has long gone and disappeared. What a shame, what a shame, what a shame!


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