Mussolini - The History Of Italian Fascism

21/07/2008
  |  Buy to Own: 21/07/2008
  |  480 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Documentary charting the rise of fascism, its effect on Italian life, the outbreak of war and the eventual demise of Benito Mussolini. Chapters include: 'Mussolini, the man and the politician and his rise to power', 'The Matteotti affair and the birth of the Totalitarian state', 'Fascist policy at home and abroad', 'The Vatican agreement and initial contact with Hitler', 'The opponents and the intellectuals of the regime', 'Modernisation in Italy and the new African colonies', 'The Italians in the 1930s and fascist support' and 'Defeat, Civil War and the death of the Duce'.