MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 782 this week

Il divo: La spettacolare vita di Giulio Andreotti (2008)

Not Rated  |   |  Biography, Drama  |  28 May 2008 (Italy)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 9,531 users   Metascore: 81/100
Reviews: 44 user | 122 critic | 17 from Metacritic.com

The story of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, who has served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since the restoration of democracy in 1946.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Related News

Exclusive: This Must Be The Place Clip
| EmpireOnline
Theo Angelopoulos Dies Aged 76
| EmpireOnline

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 titles
created 24 Mar 2011
 
a list of 39 titles
created 20 Mar 2013
 
a list of 30 titles
created 09 May 2013
 
a list of 30 titles
created 08 Mar 2014
 
a list of 37 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Il divo: La spettacolare vita di Giulio Andreotti (2008)

Il divo: La spettacolare vita di Giulio Andreotti (2008) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Il divo: La spettacolare vita di Giulio Andreotti.
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Cheyenne, a retired rock star living off his royalties in Dublin, returns to New York City to find the man responsible for a humiliation suffered by his recently deceased father during W.W.II.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Stars: Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, Judd Hirsch
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Stars: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The body of a young woman is found in a small and quiet town in North Italy. A detective from the nearby main city is called to solve the mystery.

Director: Andrea Molaioli
Stars: Toni Servillo, Denis Fasolo, Nello Mascia
Gorbaciof (2010)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Marino Pacileo, known as "Gorbaciof" due to the prominent birthmark on his forehead, is an accountant at Poggioreale Prison in Naples. Pacileo, silent and shy, has only one passion in life:... See full summary »

Director: Stefano Incerti
Stars: Toni Servillo, Mi Yang, Geppy Gleijeses
A Quiet Life (2010)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The story of a man who murdered thirty-two people, gained power, and then got afraid because too many people wanted to kill him. One August morning, he disappeared. For fifteen years, ... See full summary »

Director: Claudio Cupellini
Stars: Toni Servillo, Marco D'Amore, Francesco Di Leva
Gomorrah (2008)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An inside look at Italy's modern crime families.

Director: Matteo Garrone
Stars: Gianfelice Imparato, Salvatore Abruzzese, Toni Servillo
Le voci di dentro (TV Movie 2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Stars: Maria Angela Robustelli, Daghi Rondanini, Marcello Romolo
Napoli 24 (2010)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
Directors: Andrea Canova, Ugo Capolupo, and 24 more credits »
Drama

Fred and Mick, two old friends, are on vacation in an elegant hotel at the foot of the Alps. Fred, a composer and conductor, is now retired. Mick, a film director, is still working. They ... See full summary »

Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Stars: Rachel Weisz, Michael Caine, Jane Fonda
In the Mirror (2011)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Stars: Isabella Ferrari
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

When a politician disappears, his (mad) twin brother is brought to replace him.

Director: Roberto Andò
Stars: Toni Servillo, Valerio Mastandrea, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
The Dream IV (2014)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Stars: Valeria Golino, Simone Corbisiero, Teresa Romagnoli
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
Giulio Bosetti ...
...
...
...
Alberto Cracco ...
Don Mario
...
Signora Enea
Lorenzo Gioielli ...
...
...
...
Aldo Ralli ...
Giovanni Vettorazzo ...
Magistrato Scarpinato
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Orazio Alba ...
Edit

Storyline

The story of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, who has served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since the restoration of democracy in 1946.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The spectacular life of Giulio Andreotti.

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

28 May 2008 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Il divo  »

Box Office

Budget:

€5,700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,867 (USA) (24 April 2009)

Gross:

$239,294 (USA) (6 November 2009)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

| (inserts only)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The first cut of the movie was 145-minute long. See more »

Quotes

Giulio Andreotti: I don't believe in chance, I believe in the will of God.
See more »

Connections

Featured in The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

'Allegro' from Concerto for Flute and Strings No. 3 in D major op. 10 'Il Gardellino'
Composed by Antonio Vivaldi
Performed by Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Conducted by Patrick Gallois
Courtesy of Universal Music Italia Srl
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Impossible To Love
30 September 2009 | by (Virgin Islands) – See all my reviews

A film to admire but impossible to love. Not an ounce of humanity to cling on to. Splendidly put together but only with the intellect so, for non Italians a puzzle that seems like a figment of someone's imagination and to be taken as a sort of intellectual metaphor. How can a creature from hell in good terms with the Catholic Church can survive all this years and when I say survive I mean survive from every possible angle. Italians know that is not only true but normal. I'm half Italian so I know what I'm talking about. Andreotti is played by Paolo Servillo in a performance that is part caricature, part faithful portrait, a work of genius and I suspect that the slightly surreal, grotesque undertones, allowed the movie to be made and succeed in the way it did, at least in Italy. I saw it in New York where I was the only spectator in the theater. I can't wait to see where director Sorrentino will take us next.


32 of 39 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Intimidation through cinematography superbartje
Song in the trailer? jamesabhall
Andreotti and wife watch what on tv? Pat-7
Won Jury Prize @ Cannes. DomenicoMundi
English Song cinemaausher
Images of a knight on a horse lichtetred

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?