Il Divo (ITA,2008)
Italian with english subtitles
IL DIVO (a word used for ancient pagan gods) is one of the many nicknames given to Giulio Andreotti, a leading member of the Italian Christian Democracy, the party that ruled continuously Italy since the end of WWII till the early 1990s.
This grey politician with a wicked sense of humor was almost always in power, as minister or prime minister, for forty years.
This movie, far from being just a mere historical account of a troubled country, is a visionary investigation on the dark side of power with the incredible visual power typical of Sorrentino´s works.
The movie will be introduced by a short explanation of the main historical facts happening in the film