Mussolini and I

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Mussolini and I is a 1985 TV docu-drama, directed by Alberto Negrin, about the strained relationship between Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini and his son-in-law and foreign minister, Count Galeazzo Ciano, based on Ciano's diaries. read more

Mussolini and I is a 1985 TV docu-drama, directed by Alberto Negrin, about the strained relationship between Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini and his son-in-law and foreign minister, Count Galeazzo Ciano, based on Ciano's diaries. Made in English as an Italian-French-German-Swiss-Spanish-US co-production, with Bob Hoskins, Anthony Hopkins and Susan Sarandon in the leading roles, it first aired on Rai Uno on 15 April 1985 in a 130-minute version. On 8 September 1985, it premiered in the USA on HBO in an extended four-hour version.

Original Release

04/15/1985

Cast

Susan Sarandon Edda Mussolini Ciano
Fabio Testi Lorenzo
Bob Hoskins Benito Mussolini
Annie Girardot Rachele Mussolini
Vittorio Mezzogiorno Sandro Pavolini
Franco Mazzieri Marinelli
Barbara De Rossi Claretta Petacci
Marc Smith Lorenzo
Massimo Dapporto Vittorio Mussolini
Francesca Rinaldi Dindina
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #1.1 Sunday, 08 September 1985
2 Episode #1.2 Monday, 09 September 1985
3 Episode #1.3 Tuesday, 10 September 1985
4 Episode #1.4 Wednesday, 11 September 1985

Directors

Alberto Negrin

Cast

Susan Sarandon Edda Mussolini Ciano
Fabio Testi Lorenzo
Bob Hoskins Benito Mussolini
Annie Girardot Rachele Mussolini
Vittorio Mezzogiorno Sandro Pavolini
Franco Mazzieri Marinelli
Barbara De Rossi Claretta Petacci
Marc Smith Lorenzo
Massimo Dapporto Vittorio Mussolini
Francesca Rinaldi Dindina
Luca Orlandini Fabrizio
Dietlinde Turban Felicitas Beetz
Anthony Hopkins Count Galeazzo Ciano
Leslie Thomas De Bono
Gian-Polo Vetturini Marzio
Mario Ingrassia Gottardi
Luigi Romano Pareschi
Manuela Mortera Anna Maria
Eric Valsecchi Romano
Micaela Giustiniani Carolina Ciano
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