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Videocracy (2009)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 28 August 2009 (Sweden)
A look at segments of the Italian population who are consumed with celebrity worship.

Director:

Erik Gandini

Writer:

Erik Gandini

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Cast

Credited cast:
Silvio Berlusconi Silvio Berlusconi ... Himself (archive footage)
Flavio Briatore Flavio Briatore ... Himself
Fabio Calvi Fabio Calvi ... Himself
Riccardo Canevali Riccardo Canevali ... Himself
Fabrizio Corona Fabrizio Corona ... Himself
Samantha Crippa Samantha Crippa ... Herself
Marella Giovannelli Marella Giovannelli ... Herself
Nina Heric Nina Heric ... Herself
Lele Mora Lele Mora ... Himself
Franco Nero ... Himself
Lorenzo Paolini Lorenzo Paolini ... Himself
Simona Ventura ... Herself (archive footage)
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A look at segments of the Italian population who are consumed with celebrity worship.

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Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Sweden | Denmark | UK | Finland

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

28 August 2009 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Videokratia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£4,801 (United Kingdom), 6 June 2010, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,491, 12 February 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$23,567, 22 August 2010
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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a think piece with brilliant editing....
16 May 2010 | by nave-antopolskySee all my reviews

After reading other reviews i decided to register in IMDb and vote for this film myself. Watching the film was a unique experience for me. I was excited and shocked at the images on the screen. The film is not a "normal" activist documentary where the filmmaker tells you what to think and what to feel in plain words. It takes you into a different culture that looks like it was brought to it's knees with the power of television and the use of women sexuality.

Living in Israel i am used to criticize my own country and watching films about it. Never mind the minor details the movie misses. It is true to it's artistic roots and in it's search for truth it shows the evil that lies behind the smile of Mr. Berlusconi. In my opinion this movie is a masterpiece.


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