Mussolini: The Untold Story is a television biographical miniseries drama that aired on 24 to 26 November 1985. The series followed the rise, rule, and downfall of the Italian dictator Benito Mussolini (played by US actor George C. Scott). Similar to Hitler: The Rise of Evil, the miniseries is spoken in English instead of the titular character’s native language.
Whilst Mussolini’s daughter gets married to Count Galeazzo Ciano (played by Raul Julia), the dictator must balance his family life with his stamping out any resistance to his plans.
Mussolini: The Untold Story Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date:
- 24 to 26 November 1985 (original airing).
- 13 March 2020 (on Amazon Prime as seven (7) episodes).
- Rating: PG (on IMDB), 13+ (on Amazon Prime), and PG/15 (on DVD).
- Running Time: 6 hours and 50 minutes (total running time).
- Country: UK and US.
- Language: English.