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George C. Scott, Lee Grant, Virginia Madsen, Raul Julia, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Gabriel Byrne star in this Emmy-nominated program about the rise and fall of Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. Recounting his life with his wife, children and mistress, this biography (based on the recollections of Mussolini's eldest son, Vittorio) chronicles Il Duce's tyranny as he plunges Italy into the dark days of World War II.

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  1. George C. Scott

    George C. Scott

    Benito Mussolini

  2. Virginia Madsen

    Virginia Madsen

    Clara Petacci

  3. Lee Grant

    Lee Grant

    Rachele Mussolini

  4. Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

    Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

    Edda Mussolini-Ciano

  5. Raúl Juliá

    Raúl Juliá

    Count Galeazzo Ciano

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1985 | 4 Episodes

Season 1 of Mussolini: The Untold Story premiered on November 24, 1985.

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Mussolini: The Untold Story


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Certification -

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 80m



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