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Viva La Libertà

Viva La Libertà

Directors: Roberto Andò
Italian with English subtitles
94 min
World Cinema
Comedy Focus

When Enrico (Tony Servillo), the leader of Italy’s opposition party, abandons politics and disappears without a trace, the party leadership finds itself at a loss - until they uncover his long-estranged mad genius lookalike brother, Giovanni, fresh out of a mental institution. Passing perfectly for Enrico, Giovanni quickly garners overwhelming public support with his bracingly candid political ravings. Equal parts absurdist and contemplative, Viva la Libertà offers a droll satire of contemporary Italian politics.

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Roberto Andò
Year of Italian Culture
Italian Film Commission
Casale de Giglio
Italian Cultural Institute