Foreign Film & Discussion Series


Please join former Drexel Professor Ramesh Kajaria on Sunday, January 30th at 2:00 pm to watch and discuss this award-winning film from Italy. In Italian w/English subtitles, 2009. Rated R. Registration not required.

Ida Dalser (Giovanna Mezzogiorno) falls for young Benito Mussolini (Filippo Timi) in Milan and sells everything she has to help the future dictator fund his newspaper, Popolo d’Italia. But when World War I separates the newly wedded couple, Mussolini marries another woman. Ida demands to retain her rights as Mussolini’s wife and the mother of his son, but the Fascists have other plans for the dictator’s dark secret in this gripping biopic.


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