Film skewers racism and populism but was initially expected to be anti-migrantA record-breaking satirical comedy about migrants attempting to reach Europe has provoked a row in Italy, infuriating far-right politicians and their supporters.Tolo Tolo, starring and directed by the comedian Luca Medici, AKA Checco Zalone, 42, took in €8.7m (£7.4m) on 1 January, the best opening day of all time in Italian cinema. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/10/italian-comedy-tolo-tolo-migrant-crisis-infuriates-far-right-italy-salvini
Author : Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo and Gianmaria Tammaro in Naples
Publish date : 2020-01-10 12:37:57
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