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3.5
651 Ratings

Vincere

Directed by Marco Bellocchio
Italy, France, 2009
Biography, Drama, Romance

Synopsis

There is a secret in the life of Mussolini: a wife and a son, Benito Albino, who was born, acknowledged and then denied. The secret bears a name: Ida Dalser. It is a dark page in history, one ignored in the official biography of the Duce.

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Vincere Directed by Marco Bellocchio

What are people saying?

  • Michael Zyx MH Claes's rating of the film Vincere

    Ce film m'a fait penser à "Une Journée particulière", pourtant très différent. Ida Dalser, une jeune femme qui par amour sacrifia sa fortune à la carrière du leader fasciste Mussolini et qui lui donna en 1915 son premier fils, Benito Albino, finit enfermée à l’asile en 1922, le maître de l’Italie ayant fait détruire ou falsifier toutes les preuves de leur liaison.

  • Diego Maia's rating of the film Vincere

    Bellocchio usa seu cinema para resgatar e revisar uma história semiesquecida (com ecos de A Troca e Dançando no Escuro, mas bem melhor do que o último) e usa o Cinema como um mecanismo de catarse poderoso (não lembro de Chaplin tão bem reutilizado como aqui). E, no meio disso tudo, Giovanna Mezzogiorno monstruosa.

  • Umberto L.'s rating of the film Vincere

    The ultimate expressionist masterpiece. It reminded me of Fritz Lang's "M" (1931) in terms of power, style and visual perfection.

  • Vinsz's rating of the film Vincere

    Archive footage interacts in a creative way with the storyline, and considering that cinema was the most powerful channel Mussolini used to conquer consensus, Bellocchio's style is both coherent and emotional-driven - as for the clear references to melodrama codes (light contrast and music, most of all). And yes, it is extremely loud, but this loudness seems to me a great way to depict the fury of war bursting.

  • Camilla's rating of the film Vincere

    Great, great film. Almost futurist in the explosive beginning, the second part has a slower pace, but great in every sense. Mezzogiorno is always great, Timi is just amazing in his double-role (you know he stutters in real life, right?), and Bellocchio just keeps getting better!

  • FISCHER's rating of the film Vincere

    Mêlant étroitement et adroitement destinées individuelles et histoire contemporaine, sur fond révérencieux et déférents pour le cinématographe, Marco Bellocchio, toujours aussi primordial, nous propose une oeuvre efficace et solide, traversée d'étonnantes scènes à la lisière du fantastique, avec de percutants acteurs transcendés par la densité de leurs personnages... www.cinefiches.com

  • CarlosEsquives's rating of the film Vincere

    Un filme que es atractivo en su primera parte, es decir para cuando apunta a ser una épica sobre la formación de un político, el tránsito de temporadas tensas y el de un melodrama. Lo que sigue es un drama personal. De pronto el personaje más carismático se vuelve una presencia mitificada aunque ausente, mientras tanto la trama empatiza con. La frustración y la locura. Menos interesante que lo anterior.

  • Daniele Ferrante's rating of the film Vincere

    Dialoghi banali, da fiction della rai. Resa Macchiettistica dei personaggi storici (esattamente come succede nelle fiction peggiori dove tutto viene appiattito e dove tutti un po' si somigliano nelle loro ambizioni, da Meucci a Caravaggio), Attori intercambiabili, effetti di post-produzione che respingono invece che avvicinare, errori grossolani...a meno che non siate culturalmente patriottici non fa al caso vostro.