Viva Zapatero!
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In 2003, the first episode of Italian comedian Sabina Guzzanti's satirical comedy program, RAIot, aired on RAI3. Guzzanti mocked Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi with a startlingly effective impersonation (she is an attractive woman; he is not), and ridiculed the corruption and passivity of the Italian political system, left and right, that has enabled Berlusconi to gain so much power over Italy's broadcast media. Almost immediately, Berlusconi's media company filed a massive defamation suit against RAI. The suit would later be declared frivolous by a judge, but RAI, apparently… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A sharp-pointed salvo at the troubling rise of Italian censorship."
‑ Jay Weissberg, Variety
"A very necessary documentary on censorship in Italy by a censored satirist -- it makes us laugh, cry and think, and also offers us some hope."
‑ Boyd van Hoeij,
"Guzzanti's arguments are coherent, although, they will doubtless play best to those with at least some knowledge of Italian politics."
‑ Amber Wilkinson, Eye for Film
"A very funny look at freedom and censorship."
‑ Michael Ferraro, Film Threat
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