Il Divo Synopsis
The life and career of Italy's seven-time prime minister, Giulio Andreotti.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
You need know nothing about Italian politics to completely enjoy the fantastical, Fellini-fied, tragi-comic, biographical fun-for-all Il...
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

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The frequently outrageous Il Divo follows the career of one of the best-known and most tenacious figures in Italian political history in a...
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88

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Anyone suggesting that an Italian film could rival the style and grandeur of "The Godfather" might end up sleeping with the fishes. But Il...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
All in all, this phenomenal film illustrates Alexis de Tocqueville's observation that "The people get the government they deserve." In both...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The film proceeds like a black comedy version of "The Godfather," crossed with Oliver Stone’s "Nixon."
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88

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
The highly stylized, often outrageously funny biopic is anchored by a devastating performance by Toni Servillo as Andreotti, brilliantly...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Instead of a modern classic, able to travel the globe with ease, Il Divo is merely a wonderfully cast, tonally assured achievement, with a...
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Fortunately, there's always the fascination of watching actor Toni Servillo, who does a brilliant job of playing Andreotti (known as...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
We see the tormented, limited and potentially dangerous man underneath.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Il Divo is showboat moviemaking, but the opulence is of a piece with the film's damning assessment of the durable Italian elder statesman...
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