About

A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.

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Directed by

Bernardo Bertolucci

Written by

Bernardo Bertolucci (Writer)
Alberto Moravia (Novel)

Runtime

107 minutes

Country

Italy, Germany, France

Language

Italian

Tagline

A dazzling movie.

Cast

Keywords

italy paris france assassin fascism benito mussolini anti-fascist

Photos

Lists

#84 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#85 on The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Bernardo Bertolucci