Fascism has forced the leadership of the Italian Communist Party to settle in Paris. In Italy arrests of militants are decimating the organization, so Emilio is sent on a mission in the area of Turin, to put out of harm whistleblowers.
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DCP. A very important film from the political point of view, evaluating the situation of a certain historic cluster with extrapolations to its present day, that of the 70s, of iron and fire in Europe. Too much formal preciosity (which isn't the same thing as virtuosity, that also limited Bertolucci's Il Conformista, a similar work) and Volonté's crispness, an actor who became officious of a performance kind-message.