Tea with Mussolini 1999
Semi-autobiographical tale from the early life of director Franco Zeffirelli. An illegitimate child is raised by an Englishwoman in pre-WWII Fascist Italy, part of an English community in Florence presided over by a diplomat's widow. Elsa Morganthal Strauss-Armistan is a wealthy American collector of modern art who visits these "Scorpioni" on occasion.
Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations.
1h 57min | Drama, Comedy, War
Stars: Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Language: English | Italian