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Rated NR · 110 minutes · 2009

Writer-director Paolo Sorrentino’s labyrinthine docudrama tries to uncover the real man behind the gray eminence of Giulio Andreotti, Italy’s “Black Pope,” “Sphinx,” “Hunchback,” and Senator for Life — the most powerful and mysterious man in the country. Actor Toni Servillo plays Christian Democrat politician Andreotti as a robotic little man, scurrying through marble corridors making life easier for industrialists, the church, and the mafia, while fending off investigations and tossing out epigrams like: “You live longer without needs.” Filmmaker Sorrentino takes full advantage of the settings for Godfather-style visuals revolving around Andreotti’s trial on corruption and murder charges. Worth a look for fans of history and crime (aren’t they more or less the same?) (110 min.).
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Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Writer: Paolo Sorrentino
Producer: Francesca Cima, Nicola Giuliano and Andrea Occhipinti
Cast: Toni Servillo, Anna Bonaiuto, Piera Degli Esposti, Paolo Graziosi, Giulio Bosetti, Flavio Bucci, Carlo Buccirosso, Giorgio Colangeli, Alberto Cracco and Lorenzo Gioielli


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