LETTERS TO MUSSOLINI

original title:

MIO DUCE TI SCRIVO

directed by:

country:

Italy

year:

2016

film run:

75'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (04/04/2016)

festivals & awards:

Which are the Italians who wrote to Mussolini? And what they asked for? An accurate research on the archives of Mussolini’s private secretary. Letters in which Italians ask for favors or subsidies, signal or denounce irregularities, defame enemies or neighbors. But most of all they want to let him know of their devotion and support.  Support that will shame when the war is becoming closer and fear appears….and the letters change with it…