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Agnelli / Home Box Office.

Other author/creatorInfobase, film distributor.
Other author/creatorHome Box Office (Firm)
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : Home Box Office, [2017]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2018.
Copyright Notice ©2017
Description1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 43 min., 40 sec)) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films On Demand collection
Contents Introduction: Agnelli (6:29); The Rise of FIAT (12:06); La Dolce Vita: Single Life (12:48); La Dolce Vita: Married Life (10:12); La Dolce Vita: Entertainment (7:00); The Years of Lead: Becoming President (8:57); The Years of Lead: Gasoline Prices Exponentially Increase (6:59); The Years of Lead: Communist Victory (11:59); The Years of Lead: State of Emergency (7:13); The Coup (3:03); Edoardo (12:20); Credits: Agnelli (3:57);
Abstract A compelling and insightful portrait of one of the most charismatic figures of modern history, Agnelli chronicles the dramatic and colorful life of Italian industrialist Gianni Agnelli, the world-renowned head of Fiat Automobiles. Divided into five parts, the 102-minute documentary covers Agnelli’s eccentric childhood and emergence as a glamorous international playboy during the 1950s and ‘60s; the dark and turbulent “Years of Lead” in Turin, which tested the mogul’s determination to act as a stabilizing force in the politically chaotic decade of the 1970s; the revitalization and prosperity of Fiat in the 1980s; and a string of emotional and physical challenges that crippled Agnelli prior to his death in 2003. The film features archival video footage and photographs, interviews with family members, high society friends and his house staff, and insights from journalists and historians who put Agnelli’s accomplishments and struggles in historical context. An insightful profile of a preternaturally charismatic figure, Agnelli brings viewers into the life of Italy’s “crown prince” of industry, underlining the mythic nature of his place in the minds of the Italian people and the lasting legacy he left behind.
General noteOriginally released by Home Box Office, 2017.
General noteStreaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on March 06, 2018.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Interest grade level 9 - 12
Technical detailsStreaming video file.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: Films On Demand platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number146222 Infobase

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