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

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama | 28 May 2008 (Italy)
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The story of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, who has served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since the restoration of democracy in 1946.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Giulio Andreotti
... Livia Danese
Giulio Bosetti ... Eugenio Scalfari
... Franco Evangelisti
... Paolo Cirino Pomicino
... Salvo Lima
... Don Mario
... Signora Enea
Lorenzo Gioielli ... Mino Pecorelli
... Aldo Moro
... Vincenzo Scotti
... Vittorio Sbardella
Aldo Ralli ... Giuseppe Ciarrapico
Giovanni Vettorazzo ... Magistrato Scarpinato
Orazio Alba ... Gaspare Mutolo
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The story of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, who has served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since the restoration of democracy in 1946.

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The spectacular life of Giulio Andreotti.

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Biography | Drama

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28 May 2008 (Italy)  »

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Il divo  »

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Budget:

€5,700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€991,556 (Italy), 2 June 2008, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,867, 26 April 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$239,294, 8 November 2009

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,260,366, 26 November 2009
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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.
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Da da da, ich lieb dich nicht du liebst mich nicht aha aha aha
Written by Stephan Remmler (as S. Remmler) and Gert 'Kralle' Krawinkel (as G. Kralle)
Performed by Trio
Published by Just us Music Production GmbH / S. Remmler u. G. Krawinkel GbR / George Glueck Publishing GmbH / Francis Day & Hunter Ltd
Courtesy of Universal Music Domestic Division
Published in Italy by Universal Music Italia Srl
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He is still alive
21 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

A stunning Italian film. And when was the last time I was able to say that? A masterful achievement without concessions to the larger public who doesn't know or care about Italian politics. The film has a life of its own. It's like a Shakespearean adaptation of a modern Mephistopheles. If you don't know who Giulio Andreotti is you will want to know because it feels and looks like a fictional character. How is it possible that someone so obviously guilty of undiluted evil could sit, still, in the senate and being treated like a celebrity worthy of absolute respect. Someone said, only in Italy, but I think that's far too simple. True, Italy seems to award some kind of venerable status to some big criminals that got away with it, one way or another. All of it is here, in "Il Divo" a riveting study, a wildly entertaining X ray of one of the most puzzling figures in modern political history.


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