THE CAREER OF A CHAMBERMAID
by Dino Risi (Telefoni bianchi, Italie, 1976, 2h, vostf)
starring Agostina Belli, Vittorio Gassman, Ugo Tognazzi
In 1935, pretty Marcella, a chambermaid in a Venice hotel, is fascinated by the world of cinema. She moves to Rome to marry her fiancé Roberto, but prefers a partisan of Mussolini over him. She rises to become a much sought-after actress thanks to her meeting with Il Duce. The fall of the regime will mark the end of her dream. But Marcella is resourceful.