HUFFINGTON POST
02/28/2014 12:20 pm ET Updated Dec 01, 2014

This 2012 Interview With Italy's New Leader Matteo Renzi Is Incredibly Insightful (VIDEO)

As the youngest prime minister in Italy's history, Matteo Renzi is already setting a precedent. But with his plans for a radical change in government, the new premier will certainly set many more. The question is: What will he do next?

Renzi sat down with Italian journalist Annalisa Piras in 2012 for the acclaimed documentary, "Girlfriend in a Coma," a film about the decline of Italy made in collaboration with former The Economist editor Bill Emmott. In the interview -- dug up by La Repubblica's L'Espresso -- Renzi discusses the new left, female leaders and how the country is primed for a revolution.

Renzi was mayor of Florence at the time of the interview. His thoughts about Italy's future have become even more important now that he is heading the national government.

Watch a segment from Renzi's interview for "Girlfriend in a Coma" above.

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