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Tea with Mussolini

PG| 1 hr. 56 min.

Plot Summary
In 1930s fascist Italy, adolescent Luca (Charlie Lucas) just lost his mother. His father, a callous businessman, sends him to be taken care of by British expatriate Mary Wallace (Joan Plowright). Mary and her cultured friends -- including artist Arabella (Judi Dench), young widow Elsa (Cher) and archaeologist Georgie (Lily Tomlin) -- keep a watchful eye over the boy. But the women's cultivated lives take a dramatic turn when Allied forces declare war on Mussolini.

Cast: Cher , Judi Dench , Joan Plowright , Maggie Smith , Lily Tomlin , Baird Wallace , Charlie Lucas , Massimo Ghini

Director: Franco Zeffirelli

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: CIC Video, United International Pictures, G2 Films

Tea with Mussolini (1999)

Release Date: May 14th, 1999|1 hr. 56 min.

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  • May 30, 2011 bcuk44
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    the shots taken at the US are right on

  • January 07, 2009 Lifeiscumbersome
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    Amazing movie. Very touching, and heart warming. It just goes to show you, people that think they know everything, usually don't. Maggie Smith, is purely elegant.

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