Tea with Mussolini

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A young Italian orphan is adopted by his father's secretary, Mary and settles into life in a slightly eccentric British refugee community of pre-WWII Florence, Italy. Mary and her circle of friends live a sheltered existance that they feel is protected by Mussolini himself. read more

A young Italian orphan is adopted by his father's secretary, Mary and settles into life in a slightly eccentric British refugee community of pre-WWII Florence, Italy. Mary and her circle of friends live a sheltered existance that they feel is protected by Mussolini himself. Until Italy joins Germany and changes their status to enemies.

Original Release

03/26/1999

US Release

05/14/1999

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Cast

Cher Elsa / Elsa Strauss-Almerson
Joan Plowright Mary Wallace / Mary
Judi Dench Arabella
Lily Tomlin Georgie / Georgina "Georgie" Rockwell
Maggie Smith Lady Hester Random / Lady Hester
Baird Wallace Luca
Charlie Lucas
Massimo Ghini Paolo
Paolo Seganti Vittorio Fanfanni / Vittorio
Claudio Spadaro Mussolini / Benito Mussolini
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Franco Zeffirelli

Writers

Franco Zeffirelli, John Mortimer

Cast

Cher Elsa / Elsa Strauss-Almerson
Joan Plowright Mary Wallace / Mary
Judi Dench Arabella
Lily Tomlin Georgie / Georgina "Georgie" Rockwell
Maggie Smith Lady Hester Random / Lady Hester
Baird Wallace Luca
Charlie Lucas
Massimo Ghini Paolo
Paolo Seganti Vittorio Fanfanni / Vittorio
Claudio Spadaro Mussolini / Benito Mussolini
Paul Chequer Wilfred Random, aka Miss Lucy / Wilfred
Giacomo Gonnella First Carabiniere
Allan Caister Pearce American Dealer
Hermann Weiskopf German Officer
Roberto Farnesi Maurizio
Chris Larkin Major Gibson
Pino Colizzi Dino Grandi
Jackie Basehart Count Bernardini
Michael Williams British Consul
Mino Bellei Cesare

Producers

Editors

Tariq Anwar

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