This documentary-like film of the tragic kidnaping and subsequent execution of Italian Christian Democrat president Aldo Moro in 1978 caused a firestorm of controversy among Italian politicos and played to packed movie houses throughout Italy. The faithful reconstruction of the
complicated events which unfolded over 54 days from March to May, 1978, is presented in a concise and straightforward manner by director Ferrara. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-nominated book Days of Wrath
by American reporter Robert Katz (who contributed to the screenplay), the film begins as Moro
(Volante), the first man in 40 years to have unified all the political parties of Italy--i...