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Paolo Sorrentino on IL DIVO

The Calm Eye of a Corrupt Storm: Toni Servillo (center) as Giulio Andreotti in IL DIVO

Okay, no fooling, IL DIVO is a challenge. It boasts tons of characters who probably have some notoriety in Italy but are pretty obscure here, and on top of that, deals with the Italian political system, which appears to be just slightly less mind-boggling than the Klingon-language edition of Finnegan’s Wake. So what’s to recommend …

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