Tea With Mussolini ()

directed by Franco Zeffirelli
featuring Cher, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Maggie Smith, Lily Tomlin

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Based in part on his autobiography, director Franco Zeffirelli's Tea With Mussolini is a drama with comic accents about a group of British and American travelers on an indefinite visit to Italy in 1935, when, as one character puts it, "Mussolini was just a man who made the trains run on time." Luca (played by Charlie Lucas) is a boy living in Florence whose family situation is precarious at best; his mother has died and his father has little time for him. Fortunately, he's a welcome guest with Mary (Joan Plowright), a ...

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nanachar

Sep 18, 2008

Great story line and strong performances by the female leads: Cher, Maggie Smith and Judi Dench among others.

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