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Movie Tea with Mussolini
Franco Zeffirelli directed this movie in 1999
Title Tea with Mussolini
Year 1999
Director Franco Zeffirelli
Genre Drama, Comedy, War
Plot – A group of English old ladies spends some time in Florence. Mary Wallace takes care of Luke, a boy without a family, while Lady Hester Random is the widow of the English ambassador in Italy and has a personal friendship with Mussolini himself. Arabella Delancey is an expert of Tuscan painting and she always goes around with her puppy Nicky, while Georgina is an American archaeologist and Connie is the correspondent of an English newspaper. Their quite life is shocked by the arrival of Elsa, a charming woman and a collector of modern works and of men. Meanwhile the fascism regime arises and Luke is sent to study to Austria. When he comes back, he finds the ladies interned as enemies of the country, but they must wait the allies to be released.
All actors – Cher, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Maggie Smith, Lily Tomlin, Baird Wallace, Charlie Lucas, Massimo Ghini, Paolo Seganti, Claudio Spadaro, Mino Bellei, Paul Chequer
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