An epic tragicomedy from director Lina Wertmuller (Seven Beauties), LOVE & ANARCHY plumbs the depths of fascist Italy from the perspective of a simple farm boy sent to kill Mussolini. Giancarlo Giannini (The Seduction of Mimi) won the best acting prize at the Cannes Film Festival for his achingly sensitive portrayal of Tunin, a freckle-faced innocent who became an accidental anarchist. His contact in Rome is Salome (Mariangela Melato), a prostitute with her own sob story. While they prepare for the assassination, Tunin falls in love with Tripolina (Lina Polito), which threatens the entire operation. A film of operatic emotion and subversive comedy, LOVE & ANARCHY is a powerful statement on the terror of fascism and the ignoble fates of those who challenged it.

  • Comedy

Cast & Crew

  • GIANCARLO GIANNINIActor

  • Mariangela MelatoActor

  • LINA POLITOActor

  • LINA WERTMULLERDirector

  • ROMANO CARDARELLIProducer

  • LINA WERTMULLERWriter

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