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Vincere The title of Marco Bellocchio's riveting historical drama means ''win.'' And in Vincere, the victory belongs to Ida Dalser, the used...VincereDramaPT128M The title of Marco Bellocchio's riveting historical drama means ''win.'' And in Vincere, the victory belongs to Ida Dalser, the used...2010-03-31Filippo Timi
Vincere | WIN Marco Bellocchio's Vincere , starring Filippo Timi and Giovanna Mezzogiorno, excels in style and story.

WIN Marco Bellocchio's Vincere , starring Filippo Timi and Giovanna Mezzogiorno, excels in style and story. (Daniele Musso)

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Vincere

Genre: Drama; Starring: Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Filippo Timi; Director: Marco Bellocchio; Author: Marco Bellocchio; Release Date Limited: 03/19/2010; Runtime (in minutes): 128

The title of Marco Bellocchio’s riveting historical drama means ”win.” And in Vincere, the victory belongs to Ida Dalser, the used-and- discarded ”secret” wife of Benito Mussolini. Dalser bore the Italian fascist dictator a son and was locked in an insane asylum for demanding recognition of paternity. Mezzogiorno (Love in the Time of Cholera) plays Dalser with the kind of fervent intensity once seen in silent films — a style that blends beautifully with the look of old newsreel footage used by the director to convey the theatrical tendencies of the late despot. (Available on cable via on demand) A?

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