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Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I never liked Stalin, I didn’t do sit-ins. No marches against Israel, hunger strikes, or petitions for peace. No shouting ‘Long live Mao,’ or reading dazibao. I never took pleasure cruises, never sacrificed my art to … Continue reading

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“A Hero of Our Times”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: This 1955 work from director Mario Monicelli unspools with an ease that belies its absurd subject matter. Alberto Sordi plays Menichetti, a man so anxious to maintain his meager social standing that he just about negates … Continue reading

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