The Assassination of Matteotti

The Assassination of Matteotti
Directed by Florestano Vancini
Produced by Gino Mordini
Written by Florestano Vancini
Lucio Battistrada
Starring Mario Adorf
Franco Nero
Music by Egisto Macchi
Cinematography Dario Di Palma
Edited by Nino Baragli
Release dates
  • 1973 (1973)
Running time
120 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

The Assassination of Matteotti (Italian: Il delitto Matteotti) is a 1973 Italian historical drama film directed by Florestano Vancini. The film tells the events that led to the tragic end of Giacomo Matteotti and to the establishment of the dictatorship of Benito Mussolini in Italy.[1] It was awarded with the Special Jury Prize at the 8th Moscow International Film Festival.[1][2][3]



  1. 1 2 Giacomo Gambetti. Florestano Vancini. Gremese Editore, 2000.
  2. "Il Delitto Matteotti". Retrieved 16 January 2012.
  3. "8th Moscow International Film Festival (1973)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-01-03.

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