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Viva Zapatero! (2005)

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

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

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16 September 2005 (Italy)  »

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Вива Сапатеро!  »

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

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Sabina Guzzanti: 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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