Benito Mussolini's political life and the evolution of facism is chronicled.
2) St. Peter
Follows the life of St. Peter after Christ's death, and his attempt to bring peace to Rome leading to his own crucifixion.
3) Benito ; screenplay by Lidia Ravera, Mimmo Rafele in collaboration with Gian Luigi Calderone ; line producer, Fernando Franchi ; a RAI2 (Italy) co-production with Zweite Unitel...
Rising quickly from within the ranks of the socialist party, Benito Mussolini became local chief of the Italian Socialist Party at a young age, where he developed his instinct for power and his talent for intrigue as he played off various sections of the left against each other. His dangerous rise to power ultimately played out against the backdrop of World War I and gave rise to a new and frightening government--Fascism.