Friday, February 12 - Thursday, March 4, 2010

This sharp and rueful dissection of power and prestige in Berlusconi’s Italy captures the surreal nature of life in a celebrity obsessed nation where politics are controlled by the owner of the country’s media empire. Co-opting critics, steamrolling opposition and pandering to an all-too-content public in ways that stagger belief, the prime minister has perfected a 21st century version of the dream factory that shows no signs of slowing down.

  • Country Sweden/Denmark/UK/Finland
  • Language English and Italian
  • Rating NR
  • Running Time 85 minutes
  • Distributor Lorber Films, a division of Kino-Lorber
  • Director Erik Gandini

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