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Vincere

Burning passion and a cold heart; ‘Vincere’ explores the lure and lust of Mussolini before he became Il Duce

Filippo Timi plays Benito Mussolini as a young man and Giovanna Mezzogiorno is Ida Dalser, his poorly treated mistress, in Marco Bellocchio’s “Vincere.’’ Filippo Timi plays Benito Mussolini as a young man and Giovanna Mezzogiorno is Ida Dalser, his poorly treated mistress, in Marco Bellocchio’s “Vincere.’’ (Gianfranco Mura)
By Wesley Morris
Globe Staff / April 2, 2010

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Setting aside, just for a moment, his general loathsomeness, there is a case to be made for a less apparent aspect of Benito Mussolini: He was once really hot. (Full article: 986 words)

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